Myrtle Beach International Airport


Myrtle Beach International Airport (IATA: MYR, ICAO: KMYR, FAA LID: MYR)(also known as Myrtle Beach Airport) is a county-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of Myrtle Beach, in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. It was formerly known as Myrtle Beach Jetport (1974-1989) and is located on site of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, which also includes The Market Common Myrtle Beach shopping complex.

This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a primary commercial service airport. As per Federal Aviation Administration records, it had 705,430 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 704,771 enplanements in 2009, and 782,737 in 2010.

The airport is a hub for Vision Airlines and as a focus city for Allegiant Air.

The airport broke its 2007 record for most incoming passengers in 2010 when the 839,451st passenger entered the airport on December 30. Airport director Michael La Pier said the goal for 2011 is one million.

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