The beach season in Myrtle Beach normally runs from late April through late October. Commercial flights began in 1976 and shared the runway for over 15 years until the air base closed in 1993. Since then the airport has been named Myrtle Beach International Airport.
The Myrtle Beach International Airport, is a county-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles southwest of the central business district of Myrtle Beach, in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. It was formerly known as Myrtle Beach Jetport (1974–1989) and is located on site of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. Huffman Helicopters is within the Myrtle Beach International Airport as well.
As of the 2010 census, the population of Myrtle Beach was 27,109. Myrtle Beach is served by a single public school district. The largest university in the Myrtle Beach area is Coastal Carolina University, a state-supported, liberal arts university located eight miles northwest of Myrtle Beach in neighboring Conway, with a satellite campus in Myrtle Beach.
Things To Do In Myrtle Beach
Four of Myrtle Beach's most unique features and characteristics:
4. Fun and games.