Growing SC AirportsSC Aeronautics Commission
SCAA is proud to support and promote the SC Aeronautics Commission as they pursue efforts to foster air commerce by overseeing the safety and development of the state’s public use airports and provide safe, reliable air transportation for state government and business prospects.
SCAA is proud to partner with the
SC Aeronautics Commission
The South Carolina Aviation Association has enjoyed a strong relationship with the South Carolina Aeronautics Commission since the associations inception. The SC Aeronautics Commission works hard on behalf of aviation in the state.
The South Carolina Aeronautics Commission has been in existence since 1938, and was established as the primary state agency to oversee aviation activities within South Carolina.The mission of the South Carolina Aeronautics Commission is to foster air and economic development by overseeing the safety and development of the state’s public use airports, by providing safe and reliable air transportation for state government and business prospects; and by providing aviation education opportunities.
2018 Economic Impact Study
The Airport System in South Carolina supports an estimated 122,759 jobs with a $4.8 billion total payroll.
Spending at and through the airport system is estimated at $11.5 billion.
The total economic impact of the SC Airport System is $16.3 billion annually.
Of the $16.3 billion, $657 million is attributable to tax revenue received through airport employees, tenants, capital investments made at airports, and visitors that come to South Carolina on commercial and general aviation aircraft.
SC Aeronautics Commissioners
Airport and Aviation representation is provided for constituents through the individual member of the Commission.