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Myrtle Beach International Airport January 2014 Passenger Statistics

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina- The number of passengers arriving into Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) during January 2014 was down .98 percent compared to same period January 2013.

In January 2014, 30,312 passengers arrived into MYR, or .98% less than same period last year. “The number of passengers arriving into Myrtle Beach International Airport during January was good despite the major ice storm, which caused widespread delays and cancellations throughout the southeast,” said Pat Apone, director of airports.
January 2014, compared to January 2013 by arriving passenger:

Airline                           Jan-14                  Jan-13         Variance
Allegiant                            0                           0                  -
Charters                            0                         164                -100%
United                               0                          771               -100%
Delta                              6,001                   5,564                    8%
Porter                                0                           0                  -
Spirit                            14,663                  13,965                   5%
US Airways                    9,648                  10,149                  -5%
WestJet                             0                                                -         
Monthly Totals              30,312                 30,613               -0.98%

For detailed passenger statistics click HERE

About the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) The Myrtle Beach International Airport is a full-service facility that serves as the gateway to the Grand Strand. The Myrtle Beach International Airport is owned by Horry County and operated by the Department of Airports. MYR is served by Allegiant Air, Delta Air Lines, Porter Airlines, Spirit, United Airlines, US Airways and WestJet offering non-stop service to over 25 cities.



Horry County Airport Update 5 pm

Conway, South Carolina-Horry County Airport Status Update as of 5 p.m.

Myrtle Beach International Airport
 
·       January 28, 2014 – Commercial airlines operating in/out of MYR have cancelled all flights for the reminder of the day
·       January 29, 2014 – In preparation for severe weather, commercial airlines have begun delaying/cancelling flights for tomorrow morning
·       Horry County Department of Airports is asking all passengers to check with their respective airlines (via the airlines 1-800 # or website) about the status of their upcoming flights, prior coming to the airport
 
Loris Twin City Airport
 
·       January 28, 2014 – Horry County Department of Airports has issued a notice to airman that Loris Twin Cities Airport (5J9) is closed as a result of weather conditions
 

 



Open House/Ribbon Cutting/Barbeque for Air Methods at Conway Airport (HYW)

Myrtle Beach, SC – Air Methods will be holding an Open House/Ribbon Cutting/Barbeque on October 28, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Conway Airport (HWY).  Conway Airport (HWY) is located at 1700 Airport Rd., Conway, SC 29527.  The Press Conference will begin at 11:00 a.m. followed by the Ribbon Cutting and Barbeque.   

About Air Methods: Air Methods has built its reputation on a commitment to quality patient care and safety in aviation operations.  Since 1980, we have been dedicated to air medical transport and have grown to become the most experienced air medical operator in the industry.  Transcending three decades, we continue to maintain our industry-leading position.  While we call Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colorado home, our operations expand from Alaska to Key West.  Currently, we have more than 300 bases of operations that serve 48 states.  We operate eight maintenance centers of excellence throughout the nation and a national communications center.  American Eurocopter and Bell Helicopter products make up the majority of our 400-plus fleet.  While most of those aircraft are helicopters, we also operate several airplanes.    

About the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR): The Myrtle Beach International Airport is a full-service facility that serves as the gateway to the Grand Strand. The Myrtle Beach International Airport is owned by Horry County and operated by the Department of Airports. MYR is served by Allegiant Air, Delta Air Lines, Porter Airlines, Spirit, United Express, US Airways, and WestJet with non-stop flights to over 25 cities.



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