South Carolina - Florence County Airports

Airport Name

At / Near Town

Type

FAA LID

Year
Opened

Year
Closed

Comments

1) Florence Regional Airport

Florence

Primary

FLO

1928

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Local leaders purchased 300 acres of land in early 1928. During WW-II, co-existed with Florence Army Air Field.

2) Florence Army Air Field

Florence

Defunct
Military

-

1942

1946
War Department acquired an additional 1,400 acres and used the site as an Army Air Corps training base. During the war years, P-39 Aircobra, P-40 Warhawk Pursuit/Fighter aircraft, and A-20 Havoc and A-26 Marauder light attack/bomber aircraft crews and support personnel trained here.

3) Huggins Memorial Airport

Timmonsville

Private

58J

1937

-
Founded by M.B. "Dusty" Huggins in 1937, as Huggins Airpark. He carved out a 1,400-ft. field in 1931.

4) Lake City Municipal Airport

Lake City

General
Aviation

51J

1947

-
Per AirNav - activated 1/1947. Owned and operated by the town of Lake City.

5) Weaver Field

Kingsburg

Private

SC94

2003

-
Per AirNav - activated 2/2003. Owned and operated by Lyniel Dean Weaver, Jr.

6) Cockfield Aerodrome

Lake City,
Scranton

Private

SC60

1984

-
Per AirNav - activated 7/1984. Owned and operated by Myrtle P. Cockfield.

7) McKay Airport

Timmonsville

Private

SC29

1943

-
Per AirNav - activated 1943. Owned and operated by Woody McKay.

8) Chicken Coop Airport

Florence,
Claussen

Private

42SC

2011

-
Per AirNav - activated 1/2011. Owned and operated by William J. Poston.

Airports Found - Virtually Nothing Known Except What's Below

This airstrip about a mile northeast of Weaver Airfield at the end of Hopkins Lane, just north of East St. Luke Church Road in Florence County, SC. This sod airstrip is owned by Geraldine D. Hopkins. Info provided in February 2019 by CBB.
   


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