Air transport options are significant and plentiful in the Spartanburg area - from first class operations like the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP), to reasonably accessible major airports in Charlotte or Atlanta.

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP)


Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) - convenient location, easy parking, low fares, direct flights - is located near Greer, South Carolina, midway between Spartanburg and Greenville, the major cities of the Upstate region.

Over fifty years ago, the seeds were planted for what is known today as Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport – Roger Milliken Field. Since that first flight which took place in 1962, GSP has earned a reputation of safety and has grown into one of the finest airports in the country. The GSP International Airport serves the dynamic Greenville-Spartanburg region of Upstate South Carolina. GSP serves the region with a mission to connect the community to the world while providing travelers a safe, cost-competitive, convenient, and user-friendly airport experience. More than 2 million passengers are served each year at GSP.

There are 6 major airlines that serve passengers at GSP. Combined, these airlines offer:

  • An average of 50 non-stop daily departures
  • Direct service to 16 major cities and 19 major airports across the U.S.

A connection in one of those cities makes access to the world easy from GSP. 

The airport is located approximately 15.6 miles (15 min) from the intersection of I-26 and I-85 in Spartanburg County.

Cargo & Package service

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)


Located near the border of North and South Carolina and less than a 90-minute drive away, Charlotte Douglas International Airport averages 534 daily departures and more than 25 million passengers annually. The airport is ranked among the nation's top airports and serves commercial, cargo, corporate, private, military and trucking operations.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)


Located approximately 181 miles (2 h 51 min) from the intersection of I-26 and I-85 in Spartanburg County, is Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Known locally as Atlanta Airport, Hartsfield, or Hartsfield–Jackson, it is an international airport located seven miles south of the central business district of Atlanta, in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Other Regional and Local Airports

Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport - Spartanburg, SC

The Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport is a general aviation airport located in the city of Spartanburg, South Carolina. The airport is 3 miles from downtown Spartanburg which makes it popular for private and corporate aircraft.

The airport is located approximately 8 miles (12 min) from intersection of I-26 and I-85 in Spartanburg County.

Asheville Regional Airport - Asheville, NC

With frequent daily flights to major hubs (Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago), year-round service to New York (Newark) and seasonal service to New York (LaGuardia), as well as non-stop service to four Florida destinations (Ft. Lauderdale, Orlando, Punta Gorda, St. Pete-Clearwater) and the Washington, D.C. area (Baltimore) – Asheville Regional Airport is rated one of the best connected regional airports in America. Served by Allegiant, American, Delta and United, Asheville Regional Airport is an easy and welcoming gateway to and from Western North Carolina.

The airport is located approximately 51.1 miles (48 min) from the the intersection of I-26 and I-85 in Spartanburg County.

Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) - Columbia, SC

Columbia Metropolitan Airport is the main commercial airport for Columbia and the Midlands region of South Carolina. The airport is five miles southwest of Columbia, in Lexington County. The airport is a regional cargo hub for UPS Airlines.

The airport is located approximately 98 miles (1 h 23 min) from the intersection of I-26 and I-85 in Spartanburg County.

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