South Carolina - Marlboro County Airports

Airport Name

At / Near Town

Type

FAA LID

Year
Opened

Year
Closed

Comments

1) Bennettsville Airport

Bennettsville

Defunct

-

1941

1942
Opened on 8 October 1941. U.S. Army took over in early 1942.

2) Bennettsville Army Air Field
(aka Palmer Field)

Bennettsville

Defunct Military

-

1942

1946
Level 1 pilot training airfield. Had a 4,700' irregular all-direction turf field for landings and takeoffs. May have had four auxiliary airfields, although none have been identified. Flying training was performed with Fairchild PT-19s as the primary trainer. Also had several PT-17 Stearmans assigned. 1943, renamed to Palmer Field. 1946, turned over to local authorities.

3) Marlboro County Jetport
(was Marlboro County Airport)

Bennettsville

General Aviation

BBP

1946

-
Was Bennettsville Airport, Bennettsville Army Air Field, Palmer Field. Re-opened in 1946 as Marlboro County Airport. Also known as H.E. Avent Field.

4) Clio Crop Care Airport

Clio

Private

9W9

1976

-
Per AirNav - activated 5/1976. Privately owned by Ken Hanke.


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