Ridgeland Airport

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Ridgeland Airport

Jasper County Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerCounty of Jasper
ServesRidgeland, South Carolina
Elevation AMSL79 ft / 24 m
Coordinates32°29′36″N 080°59′30″W / 32.49333°N 80.99167°W / 32.49333; -80.99167
Websitehttp://www.jaspercountysc.org/secondary.aspx?pageID=111
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 2,692 914 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft operations12,000
Based aircraft46

Ridgeland Airport (FAA LID: 3J1) is a county-owned public-use airport in Jasper County, South Carolina, United States. The airport is located one nautical mile (2 km) northwest of downtown Ridgeland.[1] It is also known as Jasper County Airport as it serves the entirety of Jasper County. The airport began operations in 1943 as a private airfield for aviation enthusiasts and received state funding in 1960 to construct a paved runway.[2] Several flight instruction schools and clubs utilize the facility on a regular basis.

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Ridgeland Airport covers an area of 82 acres (33 ha) at an elevation of 79 feet (24 m) above mean sea level, among the highest elevations in the Lowcountry. It has one runway designated 3/21 with an asphalt surface measuring 2,692 by 70 feet (821 x 21 m).[3]

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