Spartanburg Municipal Airport – Spartanburg SC

Description

The Spartanburg Municipal Airport opened in 1927. The Civil Works Administration graded the field, erected two runways and completed a new lighting system in 1933-1934. Work was noted to be started by 22 December 1933 and was to be completed by 15 February 1934.

A Spartanburg Herald 1933 article noted that the city sought out an appropriation of $200,000 for the improvement program.

Source notes

Ed Y. Hall, Spartanburg Memorial Airport Scrapbook History 1910-2011, Spartanburg, S.C. : Honoribus Press, 2011.

Federal Writers' Project, The WPA Guide to South Carolina: The Palmetto State.

Spartanburg Herald, December 1933, "$200,000 Airport Program Sought."

Project originally submitted by Ernest Everett Blevins on May 7, 2019.

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Location Info


500 Ammons Road
Spartanburg, South Carolina 29306

Location notes: Ammons Road is off of Reidsville Road west/southwest of downtown Spartanburg. Ammons Road meets Kessington Drive at the airport. The airport can also be accessed on Airport Road which is off of Chruch Street (US 221) The airport is approximately 2.5-3 miles from downtown Spartanburg. AirNav.com: FAA Identifier: SPA Lat/Long: 34-54-59.1000N / 081-57-20.8000W 34-54.985000N / 081-57.346667W 34.9164167 / -81.9557778

Coordinates: 34.9187276, -81.9571894

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