Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT)

Location: The airport is situated seven miles (11km) west of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).
Contacts: Tel: (704) 359 4013
Getting to the city: The Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) runs a bus service between the city and the airport, picking up passengers in front of Zone D Baggage Claim. All other ground transportation operates from the lower level of the terminal. Courtesy vehicles are available for most local hotels and motels. Taxis are also available.
Car rental: Car rental companies include Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty. All rental car counters are located on the lower Baggage Claim Level of the passenger terminal.
Facilities: Facilities at the airport include restaurants, bars, shops, duty-free, postal services, left luggage, and tourist information. Banks, ATMs, and currency change is also available. There is a business centre where conference facilities and wifi is available. A Welcome Centre is located in the baggage claim area and provides visitor information. Disabled facilities are good but those with special needs should still advise their airline in advance.
Parking: Hourly parking is $1 per hour, with each 30 minutes more cost $1. It's a maximum of $20 per day. The long-term lot costs $7 per day. There are parking options, ranging from $8 per day to $35 per day. The cell phone waiting lot is free.
Departure Tax: None.
Website: www.charlotteairport.com
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Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR)

Location: The airport is situated three miles (5km) southwest of downtown Myrtle Beach.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: +1 843 448 1589.
Getting to the city: Coast RTA provides public bus service to and from the airport every day. There are hotel shuttles that run to and from the airport, as well as taxis and rental cars.
Car rental: Car rental companies located at the airport include Avis, Alamo, Thrifty, Budget, Hertz, National, Thrifty, and Enterprise.
Airport Taxis: There are a number of taxi companies operating from outside the baggage claim section of the airport. Passengers are urged to take the first taxi waiting in line.
Facilities: Airport facilities include a variety of restaurants and snack bars, a newsagent, information booths, and ATMs.
Parking: Short-term parking is free for 15 minutes and $3 for the first 30 minutes, with each additional 15 minutes costing $1. There is a daily maximum of $21. Long-term parking is $12 per day. Credit card parking costs $10 a day.
Website: www.flymyrtlebeach.com
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Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)

Location: The airport is situated eight miles (13km) southwest of Columbia.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Getting to the city: Taxis and rental cars are available and many hotels provide airport shuttles. Limousines can also be arranged.
Car rental: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty are represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: A large number of taxi companies service the airport and a taxi can usually be found without pre-booking. Taxis can be found just outside the terminal.
Facilities: Airport facilities include a business centre, eateries, gift shops, a bookstore, and ATMs.
Parking: Covered parking in the multi-level garage is free for 20 minutes, $3 for up to 40 minutes, then $1 for each subsequent 20 minutes up to a daily maximum of $12. Surface parking is $1 per 20 minutes up to a maximum of $8 per day. Valet parking is available for $14 per day.
Website: www.columbiaairport.com
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Charleston International Airport (CHS)

Location: The airport is situated 12 miles (20km) northwest of downtown Charleston.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Getting to the city: CARTA offers services to and from the airport on the NASH Express between about 8am and 9pm on weekdays and Saturdays, and 12pm and 6pm on Sundays. Bus tickets cost $3.50 per person per trip. Once in town, passengers can access the free DASH shuttle service that travels to numerous destinations. There is a shuttle bus that makes multiple stops and is shared among multiple passengers. Adult shuttle fare to downtown Charleston is $15, departing every 15 minutes. Taxis and rental cars are also available. There are also ride-hailing apps available such as Uber.
Car rental: Avis, Alamo, Budget, Hertz, National, and Enterprise are represented at the airport. Dollar and Thrifty sites are located off the premises.
Airport Taxis: Taxis operate at the airport. The taxi fare to downtown Charleston is roughly $30.
Facilities: Airport facilities include pay phones, ATMs, bookstores, restaurants, and shops.
Parking: In the surface lot, parking costs $1 per 20 minutes and up to a daily maximum of $10. On the parking deck, hourly rates are the same but the daily maximum is $15. Valet parking is $21.
Website: www.iflychs.com
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Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport (GSP)

Location: The airport is situated about 13 miles (21km) from Greenville.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: (864) 877 7426
Getting to the city: There are various shuttles and transportation companies servicing the area, with Eastside Transportation being the official shuttle service. As well as limousines and rental cars, there are also ride-hailing apps such as Uber.
Car rental: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Thrifty, and Hertz are represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: Eastside Transportation is the authorised airport taxi service. Uber also services the airport.
Facilities: Airport facilities include an ATM, conference rooms, business workstations, a restaurant, snack bars, and a gift shop.
Parking: All airport parking costs $1 for every 30 minutes. A full day costs $15 in the garages, $9 in the daily lots, $9 in the Sky Lots, and $6 in the Economy Lot.
Website: www.gspairport.com
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