Aviation Tidbits

  • South Carolina has 6 commercial service airports, 54 general aviation airports, and 4 active military airfields.
  • Aviation in South Carolina supports over 70,000 jobs.
  • Beaufort County’s airports support the health and safety of our residents through mosquito control flights, medical life flight evacuations, and disaster recovery capabilities.
  • Hilton Head Island Airport has an award-winning fire-fighting crew.
  • Freight and cargo moves through both airports while you sleep.
  • Famous actors, athletes, musicians, and politicians frequent Beaufort County’s airports.
  • Arnold Palmer was one of the first people to fly into Hilton Head Island Airport when it opened.
  • Battery Creek High School and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University offer aerospace education here in Beaufort County.

Beaufort County has two airports to serve you!

ARW - Beaufort Airport (Lady's Island/Frogmore) | 843.255.2972

HXD - Hilton Head Island Airport | 843.255.2950

Click the logos below to learn more about our airports.


LI Airport Logo   HHI Airport