Beaufort County Air Days in April

newsroom@islandpacket.comMarch 13, 2014 

FILE: Beaufort County's mosquito plane, a converted Convair C-131F, takes off from Beaufort County Airport on Lady's Island in October 2010 to spray about 175 gallons of pesticide on St. Helena, Harbor, Hunting and Fripp islands to help control the mosquito population.


Beaufort County will host two Air Days in April at the county airports on Hilton Head and Lady's islands.

A variety of aircraft will be on display at the events, including the county's mosquito control airplane, Civil Air Patrol aircraft and several privately owned planes. Several flight training organizations and the S.C. Aeuronatics Commission will also have displays.

The county will host Air Days from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5 at the Lady's Island Airport and April 26 at the Hilton Head Island Airport. Admission is $5 for adults and children can visit for free.

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