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SSC Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SSC / KSSC
Airport Name: Shaw Air Force Base
Location: Sumter, South Carolina, United States
GPS Coordinates: 33°58'23"N by 80°28'22"W
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Facts about Shaw Air Force Base (SSC):

  • Jurisdiction of Shaw was again transferred to Tactical Air Command on 23 March 1946.
  • With the closure of Myrtle Beach Air Force Base South Carolina and the inactivation of the 354th Fighter Wing, the 21st Tactical Fighter Squadron was activated at Shaw and received 30 Republic A/OA-10 Thunderbolt IIs from the inactivating 355th Fighter Squadron on 1 April 1992.
  • The closest airport to Shaw Air Force Base (SSC) is Sumter Airport (SUM), which is located only 7 miles (11 kilometers) ENE of SSC.
  • Flying activities at the field began on 22 October 1941 using Vultee BT-13 Valiants.
  • Shaw Field was activated on 30 August 1941 and placed under the jurisdiction of the Army Air Corps Southeast Air Corps Training Center.
  • The 20th FG was reassigned to Langley AFB, Virginia on 1 December 1951 in preparation for a permanent overseas deployment to RAF Wethersfield, England to support NATO.
  • The furthest airport from Shaw Air Force Base (SSC) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,545 miles (18,580 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • On 25 June 1953, the 66th TRW departed Shaw, being reassigned to Sembach Air Base, West Germany.

Map of Nearest Airports from Shaw Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Shaw Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
16.56 miles (10.56 km) ENESumter Airport (SUM)Sumter, South Carolina, United StatesView Sumter Airport on a map Set SUM as destination Airport Get more information about Sumter Airport
219.16 miles (30.84 km) WMcEntire Joint National Guard Base Marine Corps Auxiliary Airfield CongareeCongaree Army Airfield (MMT)Eastover, South Carolina, United StatesView McEntire Joint National Guard Base Marine Corps Auxiliary Airfield CongareeCongaree Army Airfield on a map Set MMT as destination Airport Get more information about McEntire Joint National Guard Base Marine Corps Auxiliary Airfield CongareeCongaree Army Airfield
322.10 miles (35.56 km) NNWWoodward Field (CDN)Camden, South Carolina, United StatesView Woodward Field on a map Set CDN as destination Airport Get more information about Woodward Field
429.94 miles (48.18 km) WJim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport (CUB)Columbia, South Carolina, United StatesView Jim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport on a map Set CUB as destination Airport Get more information about Jim Hamilton - L.B. Owens Airport
535.93 miles (57.83 km) NEHartsville Regional Airport (HVS)Hartsville, South Carolina, United StatesView Hartsville Regional Airport on a map Set HVS as destination Airport Get more information about Hartsville Regional Airport
637.14 miles (59.76 km) WColumbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)West Columbia (near Columbia), South Carolina, United StatesView Columbia Metropolitan Airport on a map Set CAE as destination Airport Get more information about Columbia Metropolitan Airport
742.02 miles (67.62 km) SSWOrangeburg Municipal Airport (OGB)Orangeburg, South Carolina, United StatesView Orangeburg Municipal Airport on a map Set OGB as destination Airport Get more information about Orangeburg Municipal Airport
845.30 miles (72.90 km) ENEFlorence Regional Airport (FLO)Florence, South Carolina, United StatesView Florence Regional Airport on a map Set FLO as destination Airport Get more information about Florence Regional Airport
958.98 miles (94.91 km) NNECheraw Municipal Airport (HCW)Cheraw, South Carolina, United StatesView Cheraw Municipal Airport on a map Set HCW as destination Airport Get more information about Cheraw Municipal Airport
1061.52 miles (99.00 km) NEMarlboro County Jetport (BTN)Bennettsville, South Carolina, United StatesView Marlboro County Jetport on a map Set BTN as destination Airport Get more information about Marlboro County Jetport
1165.25 miles (105.02 km) ESERobert F. Swinnie Airport (ADR)Andrews, South Carolina, United StatesView Robert F. Swinnie Airport on a map Set ADR as destination Airport Get more information about Robert F. Swinnie Airport
1271.15 miles (114.51 km) ENEDillon County Airport (DLL)Dillon, South Carolina, United StatesView Dillon County Airport on a map Set DLL as destination Airport Get more information about Dillon County Airport
1372.21 miles (116.21 km) SWBarnwell Regional Airport (BNL)Barnwell, South Carolina, United StatesView Barnwell Regional Airport on a map Set BNL as destination Airport Get more information about Barnwell Regional Airport
1473.09 miles (117.63 km) WSWAiken Municipal Airport (AIK)Aiken, South Carolina, United StatesView Aiken Municipal Airport on a map Set AIK as destination Airport Get more information about Aiken Municipal Airport
1573.32 miles (118.00 km) SLowcountry Regional Airport (RBW)Walterboro, South Carolina, United StatesView Lowcountry Regional Airport on a map Set RBW as destination Airport Get more information about Lowcountry Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Shaw Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Shaw Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,545.12 miles (18,580.03 km) WMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,526.46 miles (18,549.99 km) WBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,508.26 miles (18,520.70 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
411,499.92 miles (18,507.29 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
511,494.70 miles (18,498.88 km) WSWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
611,487.36 miles (18,487.07 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
711,481.75 miles (18,478.04 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
811,474.49 miles (18,466.35 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
911,473.86 miles (18,465.34 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1011,462.29 miles (18,446.72 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1111,428.78 miles (18,392.80 km) WSWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
1211,419.93 miles (18,378.55 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1311,412.96 miles (18,367.34 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1411,397.61 miles (18,342.63 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1511,394.58 miles (18,337.76 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport