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Florence Regional Airport - South Carolina - Staff & Contact Information
Hartsell Rogers, general ...
Hartsell Rogers, general manager of the Florence Regional Airport, said in 2008 the number of travelers increased 56 percent and in 2009 it went up another 20 percent.
"Usually we see about 40,000 travelers each year," he
Morning News Online - Florence, Myrtle Beach | Air Force decision on Lake City area air space likely in July
Hartsell Rogers, director of Florence Regional Airport, said he was disappointed in the lack of notification he was given about a proposal that could drastically change the Pee Dee Regional Airport District, the district in which Florence Regional Airport and Lake City Municipal Airport fall.
is not opposed to the creation of a new MOA named E, which would give military airplanes from Shaw access to the ocean where they can go ,supersonic, and use live ammunition.He
problem is with the proposed changes to the floor and ceilings of the airspace.
,Everybody is going to have to go around us,, he
said explaining that commercial aircraft will avoid the area all together if these changes are made, ,flying east by Myrtle Beach or west by Columbia, will adversely affect this region economically.
South Carolina Now (SCNow.com) - News - Friends remember victims of plane crash
Hartsell Rogers, executive director of Florence Regional Airport, knew Randy Nash, too.
lived near the Nashes in Fork.In general, when a plane comes apart , as witnesses said the Nashes, plane did , turbulence is a possible reason, Rogers
said.,Severe turbulence, like is caused by a very strong thunderstorm, can cause a plane to break up,, he
said even the most experienced pilots can fall victim to weather-related problems.
Morning News Online - Florence, Myrtle Beach | Schools, others work to limit gas price damages
Hartsell Rogers, executive director of the Florence Regional Airport, said he thought higher gasoline prices could lead to more flying if drivers were uncertain they could find fuel for the trip home.Gasoline prices aren't affecting the airport for now, Rogers said.
"All the planes are on time, and they look like they're pretty full," he
Airlines buy their fuel in bulk, and it's not like what drivers buy at convenience stores, Rogers
Instead, airplane fuel is a high grade of kerosene delivered more by trucks than pipelines, he