McCormick County Airport - S19

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Airport Location:
362 Airport Rd., McCormick, SC 29835
33-54-29.1490N 082-16-00.9480W

Airport Hours:
Daytime Visual Flight Rules (VFR)
Currently unattended
Currently no facilities or services available

Commercial operatiors contact Mark Warner for prior permission

Airport Data
CTAF 122.9

Runway 18/36 - 3,598 feet long x 75 feet wide
Pavement in poor condition
Four apron tie-down positions across two apron tie-down cables (north side and south side of apron). 
No ropes on site.
Recommend GRD AWOS

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Welcome to McCormick County Airport, a public-use airport located near the downtown of the Town of McCormick. Our airport boasts a 3,598-foot runway, providing easy access to air transportation for the residents and visitors of McCormick County and access to Savannah Lakes Village, J Strom Thurmond Project at Clarks Hill, South Carolina Governor’s School for Agriculture at John de la Howe, McCormick County ECO Industrial Park, the Savannah Valley Rail Trail, and a vast array of other natural and recreational resources countywide. Established in the early 1980s through collaborative efforts between McCormick County, the South Carolina National Guard, and the State of South Carolina, our mission is to offer efficient recreational and business air travel options, a local economic development resource, and educational opportunities for our community.

S19 serves as a center for general aviation activities, catering to recreational flyers, as a gateway for visitors seeking outdoor adventures and recreation opportunities, golfing, and historical small-town charm, as a hub for local businesses and those considering locating their operations in McCormick County or the surrounding region, and uniquely inspiring the next generation of aviation professionals through our partnership with the local school district. While we do not offer scheduled commercial airline service, we take pride in serving the diverse needs of our aviation community.

Conveniently situated just minutes away from downtown McCormick, our airport is also easily accessible via a 40-minute drive from Augusta, Georgia and a 90-minute drive from Columbia, South Carolina. Whether you're a local resident or a visitor to the area, McCormick County Airport is your gateway to smooth and hassle-free air travel.

Owned and operated by McCormick County, we are committed to providing exceptional service. Mark Warner, Director of Economic & Community Development, is our designated airport point of contact, ensuring a seamless experience for all airport-related inquiries and assistance.

Airport Manager: Mark Warner, SCCED
Office Location
610 South Mine Street
McCormick, South Carolina 29835
Office Hours: M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm
Office Phone: 864-852-2231

We welcome you to explore the convenience and accessibility of McCormick County Airport for all your aviation needs, visiting our beautiful lakes, rivers, forests, golf courses, dining, shopping, and campgrounds, and state parks, and stay tuned for exciting improvements to airport facilities and services over the next several years. Safe travels!

Recent and Upcoming Airport Projects

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McCormick County’s goal is to develop S19 into a more functional and beneficial general aviation airport facility to serve economic development, educational outreach, and air transportation strategic objectives. Grant assistance has been graciously received from the South Carolina Aeronautics Commission. The following projects are recently completed or imminently planned:

Airport Planning - completed 2022-3
define a 10-year airport development plan with capital priorities and cost estimates for S19
                 10 - year Aiport Development Plan
                 Five - year Airport Capital Improvement Plan
                 Airport Protection Ordinance

Airfield Pavement Crack Seal – early Fall 2023
resist further runway pavement deterioration

Obstruction Removal and Mitigation – 2023-4
ensure clear existing and future runway approach surfaces

Airport Grading – 2024-5
level terrain near the runway and establish developable airport property

Hangar Development – 2025
construct at least 10 T-hangars with asphalt taxilane access to Runway 18

Waiting list available in 2024. Please fill out preliminary interest form here

McCormick County Chamber of Commerce


South Carolina Aeronautics Commission 

Federal Aviation Administration Airport Facility Directory

South Carolina Aviation Association


Aviation Weather

Welcome to the beautiful McCormick County! Great getaway and beautiful spot for activities.