Arriving passengers to encounter temporary detour | Monday, December 19, 2016
Passengers arriving at Charleston International Airport beginning Tuesday will notice a new detour even though the terminal redevelopment is complete. CHS is installing automated doors in the exit lane that separates the secure side of the airport from the public side. This is the area that arriving passengers pass through on their way to baggage claim or rental car pickup.
Plan ahead for a hassle-free holiday travel | Thursday, December 15, 2016
Christmas and the New Year are both festive and busy travel times. Here are some helpful hints and resources to make your passenger experience with Charleston International Airport one of your new favorite things about the holiday season.
Santa arrives at CHS on Dec. 13 | Friday, December 9, 2016
Santa Claus is coming to town, Charleston International Airport, specifically. Jolly ole Saint Nick is leaving Dasher and Dancer, Prancer and Vixen, you know Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen at the North Pole with Rudolph and is jetting in on Delta Air Lines on Dec. 13.
Mural tells story of Andre Michaux's botanical garden | Tuesday, November 29, 2016
On property now occupied by Charleston International Airport there once stood a botanical garden created in 1786 by legendary French Royal Botanist Andre Michaux. From this garden and nursery Michaux exported plants, trees and shrubs to France and imported old world species that have become synonymous with the South – crepe myrtle and camellias among them.
Holiday fliers, new terminal kick off busy travel season | Friday, November 18, 2016
Nearly 100,000 people flew in and out of Charleston International Airport during Thanksgiving week in 2015. CHS expects to be just as busy this year. That means passengers should plan ahead for everything from finding parking to checking in to going through security screening.
The CHS-Citadel Bulldog Connection | Wednesday, November 16, 2016
With the roar of aircraft surrounding them, 11 cadets and veteran students from The Citadel stood on Taxiway Alpha studying how Charleston International Airport is improving its infrastructure to support a rapidly growing Lowcountry aviation industry.
Airport renovation comes in for a landing | Tuesday, October 25, 2016
An unprecedented four-year project to transform South Carolina’s largest airport into a modern, sophisticated hub of air travel for its 3.5 million passengers and the greater Charleston community is now complete.
CHS Construction Fun Facts | Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Charleston International Airport was built in 1985 and had changed little before the terminal redevelopment began in 2012. Think about this: If the mobile phone, invented in 1973, had not changed in 30 or 40 years, it would be big enough to be considered a personal item alongside your carryon luggage.
TRIP Timeline | Tuesday, October 25, 2016
A timeline of the CHS Terminal Redevelopment and Imrpovement Program.
Airport transformation, new brand image to be genuinely Charleston | Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Charleston International Airport today unveiled its new brand to complement the airport’s extensive modernization and to foster an internationally recognizable and genuinely Charleston passenger experience for the 3.4 million plus people who fly in and out of the Holy City annually.
DNC celebrates opening of 3 restaurants | Thursday, October 20, 2016
Delaware North, a global hospitality and food service company, today formally celebrated the opening of three new restaurant and retail outlets at Charleston International Airport (CHS). Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grill, a restaurant designed by the golf legend, Caviar & Bananas, a southern-style gourmet market, and Harvest & Grounds, a coffee and retail kiosk, all opened during the summer as part of the airport’s ongoing Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program (TRIP).
Airports Coalition hosting Business Expo | Monday, October 31, 2016
The South Carolina Airports Coalition is partnering with the University of South Carolina to host The 2016 Ultimate Business Expo for small and minority contractors and suppliers on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. The event begins at 9 a.m. and will be held at the Koger Center for the Arts at 1051 Greene St., Columbia.
DOT bans All Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones from airplanes | Tuesday, October 18, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), today announced it is issuing an emergency order to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States.
Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grill opens | Friday, September 16, 2016
The long-awaited Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grill with a savory selection of “home cooked” meals is now open at Charleston International Airport.
Charleston Metro Chamber gives Aviation Authority 2016 Beacon Award | Friday, September 16, 2016
The Charleston County Aviation Authority and the terminal renovation at Charleston International Airport were named the Beacon Award winner by the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Sept. 15 during the 2016 annual Honors Night awards ceremony.
Eddie Bauer store opens | Friday, July 29, 2016
The Hudson Group has opened its Eddie Bauer store in Charleston International Airport’s central marketplace. It is the sixth Hudson Group store to open as part of the airport’s Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program.
The Golden Pineapple goes to...... | Thursday, July 28, 2016
The Charleston County Aviation Authority is a 2016 recipient of the Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau's Golden Pineapple Award.
New CFO starts work Aug. 8 | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Doug Boston, founder and president of Cyan Financial in Mount Pleasant, has been named chief financial officer for the Charleston County Aviation Authority, owner and operator of Charleston International Airport, Mount Pleasant Regional Airport and Charleston Executive Airport.
Tech On The Go opens at CHS | Friday, July 22, 2016
On the heels of two new restaurants opening, a fifth new retail store opened today. Tech On The Go, a brand operated by Hudson Group, is an electronics and tech product store that caters to travelers. It’s located after security in the airport’s central marketplace for shopping and dining.
Burger King, Caviar & Bananas opening Saturday, Sunday | Friday, July 15, 2016
CHS is getting all new bars and restaurants, several with Charleston connections, as part of the Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program (TRIP). On Saturday, Burger King opens for business followed on Sunday by Caviar and Bananas.
Memorial Day shaping up to be busy travel weekend | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The official start of summer is poised to be a busy travel weekend at Charleston International Airport. That means passengers should plan to arrive at the airport at least two hours before their flight is scheduled to take off.
Saturdays just got better Southwest | Friday, May 20, 2016
Southwest Airlines will begin weekly Saturday service between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Denver International Airport (DEN) on June 11, 2016.
CHS with other S.C. airports honored for diversity efforts | Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The South Carolina Airports Coalition, which includes Charleston International Airport (CHS), Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP), Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE), and Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) today will receive the Outstanding Business Award from the Greenville Chamber of Commerce and the Riley Institute at Furman University during the 2016 Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards.
Statement on travel, Belgium terror attack | Tuesday, March 22, 2016
A statement from Paul G. Campbell Jr., executive director and CEO of the Charleston County Aviation Authority, regarding travel and the Belgium terror attacks.
Conceptual plan for Mother Emanuel AME tribute unveiled | Thursday, March 17, 2016
The Charleston International Airport tribute to the victims and survivors of the Mother Emanuel AME Church shootings will be a place for reflection and contemplation, and it will showcase for millions of visitors the remarkable community response that followed the tragic events of June 17, 2015.
CHS hosts its first DBE Fly-In | Monday, February 1, 2016
More than 100 business owners from around the state turned out last Friday for the South Carolina Airports DBE Fly-In hosted by Charleston International Airport (CHS).
Temporary lane closures start Jan. 25 | Friday, January 22, 2016
Construction in front of the Charleston International Airport will result in temporary lane closures affecting those dropping off and picking up passengers beginning Monday, January 25.