Notice of Opportunity for Review and Public Hearing

For the Terminal Area Improvements at Hilton Head Island Airport

Notice of Opportunity for Review and Public Hearing

Beaufort County intends to submit a request for federal and state financial assistance with the Federal Aviation Administration and South Carolina Aeronautics Commission to help carry out the following development at the Hilton Head Island Airport, Hilton Head Island, SC:

The terminal area improvements include the:

  • Expansion and renovation of the commercial service terminal to add four aircraft gates (with the ability to expand to six), improve the ticketing, baggage claim and rental car area, improve and expand the United Stated Department of Homeland Security (USDHS) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security checkpoints, as well as provide renovated and new restrooms on both sides of the TSA security checkpoints
  • Expansion of the commercial service parking apron to accommodate four aircraft and have holding areas for two additional aircraft, as necessary
  • Expansion of the existing vehicular parking area
  • Acquisition of five property parcels along Hunter Road, south of the commercial terminal service area, to accommodate the commercial service terminal area improvements
  • Strengthening of Runway 03/21 and Taxiway F from 75,000 pounds dual wheel gear to 120,000 pounds dual wheel gear to accommodate the existing commercial service aircraft or any other aircraft
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS are notified of the availability of the Environmental Assessment (EA) outlining the effects of the proposed project. The EA is available for examination during normal business hours at the following location:

Hilton Head Island Library
11 Beach City Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

View/Download the Environmental Assesment

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS are further advised of the opportunity to attend a public hearing. A public hearing will be held at the Hilton Head Island Library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926 on January 30, 2020 between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Comment regarding the environmental impacts and effects of the proposed project are invited to be submitted to Mr. Jon Rembold, Airports Director no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 15, 2020. Comments may be mailed to Mr. Jon Rembold, Airports Director at Hilton Head Island Airport, 120 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926 or delivered in person to him at Hilton Head Island Airport, 120 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926.