Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (South Carolina)
|Mount Pleasant Regional Airport
|Owner||Charleston County Aviation Authority|
|Serves||Mount Pleasant, South Carolina|
|Location||700 Faison Parkway Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464|
|Elevation AMSL||12 ft / 4 m|
Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (ICAO: KLRO, FAA LID: LRO, formerly 8S5), also known as Faison Field, is a public airport located 9 nmi (17 km) northeast of the central business district of Mount Pleasant, a town in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. It is owned by the Charleston County Aviation Authority. It was formerly the East Cooper Airport.
Facilities and aircraft
For the 12-month period ending September 21, 2006, the airport had 29,200 aircraft operations, an average of 80 per day: 96% general aviation, 3% air taxi and 1% military. There are 72 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single engine, 8% multi-engine and 1% helicopter.
- FAA Airport Master Record for LRO ( PDF), effective 2007-07-05
- "Mount Pleasant to annex East Cooper Airport". Charleston Business Journal. March 21, 2005.
- Great Circle Mapper: KLRO - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina (Mount Pleasant Regional Airport)