Ridgeland Airport

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Ridgeland Airport
Jasper County Airport
Airport type Public
Owner County of Jasper
Serves Ridgeland, South Carolina
Elevation AMSL 79 ft / 24 m
Coordinates 32°29′36″N 080°59′30″W / 32.49333°N 80.99167°W / 32.49333; -80.99167
Website http://www.jaspercountysc.org/secondary.aspx?pageID=111
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 2,692 914 Asphalt
Statistics (2012)
Aircraft operations 12,000
Based aircraft 46

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.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

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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