Hilton Head Island Airport Expansion & New Direct Flights: Delta, United & American Airlines

    The expansion of the Hilton Head Island Airport runway in June 2018 has made it possible for larger aircraft to travel directly to and from Hilton Head Island Airport from seven major hub cities.

    Since the expansion, the airport has seen a 225% increase in passengers. More than 96,000 passengers traveled through HHH during the first half of 2019. By comparison, the total number of enplanements and deplanements in 2018 was 78,795.

    • Airlines with flights into Hilton Head Airport (HHH):
    • American
    • Delta
    • United

    Direct flights available with American, Delta and United Airlines from these major cities:

    American Airlines

    • Boston
    • Atlanta
    • Chicago
    • Toronto

    Delta Airlines

    • Atlanta – daily flights
    • New York LaGuardia Airport – seasonal Saturday flights

    United Airlines

    • Washington Dulles- two flights daily
    • Chicago O’Hare – two flights daily
    • New York/Newark – weekly service

    Additional expansion, currently underway, includes an increase in the number of parking spaces at the airport. There are currently 150 parking spaces. According to a press release, the expansion will double the number of parking spaces, bring it to 300. Work is also underway on a new airport entrance.

    $10 Million Grant

    The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded Hilton Head Island Airport a $10 million grant for “infrastructure investment.” The grant funds will be used for a terminal expansion, ”specifically targeting increased airline traffic, meeting the needs of a growing number of airline customers…” The project is on a 3 to 4 year projected timeline, including projects like adding new ticketing counters for Delta and United Airlines. Plus, concessions and convenience shopping.

    Getting To and From Hilton Head Airport

    While there are no shuttles from HH Airport, car rentals are available from all major rental car providers.

    If you choose to park your car at the airport while you travel, parking is $10/day. But it is important to keep in mind the limited number of parking spaces available.


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