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Myrtle Beach International Status 12:30 p.m. January 29, 2014

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-Due to weather conditions, numerous flights have been cancelled for today, January 29, 2014.

Passengers are encouraged to contact their carrier for the status of their flights prior to arriving at the airport.

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


Myrtle Beach International Airport Cancellations 11:30 AM

11:30 a.m.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-Myrtle Beach International Airport latest flight cancellations for 1/28/14, due to weather, at Myrtle Beach International Airport:


Delta Air Lines

·       Flight 4888 - Atlanta

·       Flight 5443 - Atlanta

·       Flight 5201 - Atlanta


US Airways

·       Flight 4067 - Charlotte

·       Flight 2798 - Charlotte

·       Flight 2717 - Charlotte

·       Flight 2874 - Charlotte

Spirit Air

  • Flight #921 - LaGuardia 

Travellers are encouraged to contact their airlines, NOT Myrtle Beach International Airport, about the status of their flights.

Travelers Asked to Allow Extra Time This Holiday Season

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - The holiday season brings a large volume of people in and out of the Myrtle Beach area and we are asking that all of our passenger’s and guests please allow extra time for traveling.  We have also opened up our overflow parking areas to accommodate our passenger’s needs.   There will not be any additional charges and the price will remain the same if passengers use the overflow parking areas.   

  • For your convenience, please plan your travels accordingly and allow extra time during the holiday season. 
  • If possible, please drop off passengers in front of the airport at the Arrival/Departure Curb to aid in the travel process. 
Short Term/Hourly Parking                                                                                  Long Term Parking 

0-20 Minutes – Free                                                                                            0-4 Hours - $2.00 

Each Additional 20 minutes - $1.00                                                                     4-24 Hours - $9.00 

Maximum for Day - $15.00   

Credit Card Lot 

$1.00 per hour/Maximum for the day is $7.00 (Least Expensive Option for Overnight & Extended Parking) 

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 currently served by Delta Air Lines, Spirit, and US Airways offering non-stop service to over 25 cities.


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.