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NEWS RELEASE

Horry County Department of Airports Offers Operational Update on COVID-19

Myrtle Beach, SC, March 25, 2020 – The Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) remains committed to the safety and well-being of the traveling public, its employees, and residents of the Grand Strand. In response to COVID-19, the Airport has continued an increased cleaning schedule, while additional signage has been placed in restrooms and hand sanitizing stations have been placed in high-traffic areas.

Effective immediately, passengers arriving from heavily impacted areas are undergoing temperature screenings.

Airports are considered essential infrastructure. They provide critical services to communities in times of need. In addition to providing an outlet for passenger travel, MYR receives air cargo, while also serving the needs of government agencies including the military and various health organizations.

The Myrtle Beach International Airport will remain open and operational.

Horry County Department of Airports continues to monitor changes and work with airlines and government agencies in handling operations for its passengers.

As this situation is constantly evolving, passengers are encouraged to check with their airlines regarding the status of their travel plans.

About the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR)

The Myrtle Beach International Airport is the gateway to Myrtle Beach, SC, and the Grand Strand. The Myrtle Beach International Airport is owned by Horry County and operated by the Department of Airports. MYR is served by Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Porter Airlines, Spirit, Sun Country, and United Airlines.

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