Florence Regional Airport (IATA: FLO, ICAO: KFLO, FAA LID: FLO) is three miles east of Florence, in Florence County, South Carolina.The only scheduled flights are American Eagle to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, about 30 minutes.
== Facilities ==
The airport covers 1,436 acres (581 ha) and has two asphalt runways: 1/19 is 6,000 × 150 ft (1,829 × 46 m) and 9/27 is 6,502 × 150 ft (1,982 × 46 m).As of 31 January 2020, the airport had 18,447 aircraft operations, average 51 per day: 79% general aviation, 14% air taxi and 7% military. 44 aircraft were then based at the airport: 59% single-engine, 31% multi-engine, 5% jet, and 5% helicopters.
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