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Encyclopedia > Charleston International Airport
Charleston International Airport
IATA: CHS - ICAO: KCHS
Summary
Airport type Public
Operator Charleston County Aviation Authority
Serves Charleston, South Carolina
Elevation AMSL 45 ft (13.7 m)
Coordinates 32°53′55.1″N, 80°02′25.9″W
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 9,001 2,744 Concrete
3/21 7,004 2,135 Asphalt

Charleston International Airport (IATA: CHSICAO: KCHS) is an airport located nine miles (14 km) northwest of the city of Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina, USA. The airport has two runways which it shares with Charleston Air Force Base. It is South Carolina's busiest airport with 106 flights or more daily. It if estimated that 4,000 people go throutgh the airport on an average day and 6,000 during the holiday season. An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City, Chucktown, The Port City, Charlie O The C-Port City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Runway 13R/31L of El Dorado International Airport, Bogotá, D.C. Aerial picture of a runway of Chennai International Airport, Tamil Nadu A runway is a strip of land on an airport, on which aircraft can take off and land. ... A foot (plural: feet) is any of several old units of distance or length, measuring around a quarter to a third of a meter. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO airport code (IPA pronunciation: ) is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ... km redirects here. ... Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City, Chucktown, The Port City, Charlie O The C-Port City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Charleston County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35... Runway 13R/31L of El Dorado International Airport, Bogotá, D.C. Aerial picture of a runway of Chennai International Airport, Tamil Nadu A runway is a strip of land on an airport, on which aircraft can take off and land. ... Charleston Air Force Base is a United States Air Force Base located in North Charleston, South Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35...

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Airlines and destinations

All passengers check in at the main terminal, but flights depart from 2 different concourses which are together part of the same building.


Concourse A

Gates A1-A5

Delta Boeing 757-232 at Los Angeles International Airport in August 2003, showing the livery the airline instituted in 2000. ... Delta Connection is the name under which seven regional airlines operate feeding routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Chautauqua Airlines is an airline based in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. It operates scheduled passenger services on more than 670 flights daily to cities in 30 states, Canada and the Bahamas, through feeder services under the names Delta Connection for Delta Air Lines, AmericanConnection for American Airlines, United Express for United... This article is about the US airline. ... Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) (IATA: EV, ICAO: ASQ, and Callsign: Acey) [1] is an airline based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA flying to over 150 destinations as a Delta Connection carrier. ... Uniteds logo as seen at United hub Denver International Airport. ... United Express is a brand name under which nine regional airlines operate feeder flights for United Airlines from small markets to Uniteds domestic hub airports. ... Mesa Airlines (IATA: YV, ICAO: ASH, and Callsign: Air Shuttle), a subsidiary of Mesa Air Group, is a US airline headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona which operates flights as Air Midwest, United Express and US Airways Express. ... SkyWest Airlines (IATA: OO, ICAO: SKW, and Callsign: SkyWest) is one of two airlines owned by SkyWest, Inc. ...

Concourse B

Gates B1-B5


Gate B5, reserved for international flights, is not currently in use.

American Airlines and American Eagle aircraft at San Juan American Airlines (AA) is the largest airline in the world in terms of total passengers transported and fleet size, and the second-largest airline in the world (behind Air France-KLM) in terms of total operating revenues. ... American Eagle Airlines is an airline based in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. It is a regional airline partner of American Airlines (both wholly owned by AMR Corporation), operating over 1,600 flights a day, serving 140 cities across the USA, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. ... Continental Airlines (IATA: CO, ICAO: COA, and Callsign: Continental) (NYSE: CAL) is an airline of the United States. ... Continental Express (IATA: n/a, ICAO: BTA, and Callsign: Jet Link) is the operating name of ExpressJet Airlines for Continental Airlines. ... ExpressJet Airlines (IATA: RU, ICAO: BTA, and Callsign: Jet Link) NYSE: XJT is a regional airline based in Houston, Texas, USA. It operates Continental Express services for Continental Airlines offering over 1000 daily departures to more than 125 cities from hubs at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Newark Liberty International... Northwest Airlines is an airline headquartered in Eagan, Minnesota in the United States of America. ... Northwest Airlink is the name of Northwest Airlines commuter airline subsidiaries, flying turboprops and regional jets from Northwests domestic hubs in Minneapolis, Detroit, and Memphis. ... Pinnacle Airlines (IATA: 9E, ICAO: FLG, and Callsign: Flagship) (formerly Express Airlines I) is an American regional airline based in Memphis, Tennessee. ... US Airways is an airline based in Tempe, Arizona, owned by US Airways Group, Inc. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for US Airways from smaller markets in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas to its major stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, New York Citys LaGuardia Airport... This article is about the regional airline based in Wichita, KS. For the article regarding the renamed Midwest Express, see Midwest Airlines. ... An AWAC Canadair Regional Jet prepares to depart to Madison, Wisconsin from Chicago OHare. ... PSA Airlines (IATA: n/a, ICAO: JIA, and Callsign: Blue Streak) is a regional airline based in Dayton, Ohio that flies under US Airways Express for US Airways. ... Republic Airlines is the name of two different airlines (past and present) based in the United States. ...

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Charleston International Airport [CHS] (835 words)
Charleston International Airport primarily serves passengers whose travel originates or terminates in the three county Charleston metropolitan area.
Charleston is located near the middle of South Carolina's coast at the point "where the Ashley and Cooper Rivers meet to form the Atlantic Ocean." It is the state's second largest city and the county seat of Charleston County.
Charleston has several beautiful golf courses, public swimming pools, tennis courts, boating activities, public parks, and historic sights for citizens and visitors to enjoy.
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