Any contrivance now known or hereafter invented, used, or designed for flight in air. See specific classifications of business, club, commercial, private, or public aircraft.
Air Operations Area
That area used or intended to be used for landing, takeoff, or surface maneuvering of aircraft.
The Darlington County Airport/Jetport, located 10 miles north of the Central business district of Darlington City.
The Darlington County Airport Commission as established by the Darlington County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 2, Article IV., Division 2 and consists of eight (8) memebers appointed by each County Council memeber to represent each of the eight (8) council districts.
The Airport Manager is the Airport Commission staff liason Mr. Barry Kennett. Contact information is: (mobile) 843-307-7710 (office) 843-393-9928 Email Barry Kennett
An aviation service defined under either Part 121 or Part 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations. Such operations may be subject to the Minimum Standards herein.
That area intended to accommodate aircraft for purposes of loading or unloading passengers or cargo, refueling, parking, or maintenance.
Avgas, aviation gasoline, jet fuel, auto gas, bottled propane, or any other fuel brought onto the Airport to be used in aircraft.
An aircraft that is (a) owned by a Fixed Base Operator located at the airport under a lease; (b) parked in a tiedown or hangar leased from either an FBO or the airport; or (c) the subject of an access agreement.
Aircraft owned by businesses not engaged in any aviation business covered by the Minimum Standards herein.
Any property carried on an aircraft other than mail, stores, or baggage.
The City of Darlington, South Carolina.
Aircraft owned and operated in accordance with the Flying Club section of these Regulations.
Aircraft owned by a Fixed Base Operation under any portion of the Minimum Standards herein.
Any business activity at the Airport the purpose of which is to make a profit. See Concessionaire and Fixed Base Operation.
A business operation at or on the Airport under a concession agreement.
The County of Darlington, South Carolina.
The Federal Aviation Administration.
Fixed Base Operation (FBO)
An individual, partnership, firm, association or corporation engaged in one or more aeronautical services for which minimum standards are provided herein and which has entered into a written lease or agreement for the use of any portion of the airport.
The configuration or form of a flight path flown, or prescribed to be flown, by an aircraft as in making an approach to a landing.
A flying club is recognized as a plan for the joint ownership of aircraft and distribution of the cost of maintaining and operating such aircraft.
An aircraft storage Fixed Base Operator.
Any individual holding the requisite FAA certificate who gives or offers to give for compensation instruction in the operation, repair, or maintenance of aircraft, aircraft powerplants and accessories, or other aviation accoutrements including the repair, packaging and maintenance of parachutes.
Owner (of the Airport)
Owner Service Area
A designated location for servicing of aircraft.
Aircraft owned by individuals and operated non-commercially.
Those areas leased to an aircraft owner for aircraft storage or to a Fixed Base Operation or concessionaire.
Aircraft owned and operated by a local, state or federal government entity.
The facilities on the Airport
Runways for the purpose of landing and take off
Taxiways for the purpose of ground movement of aircraft. Aircraft parking space for the purpose of parking and storing aircraft; loading and unloading passengers, baggage, mail, and cargo; performing operations incidental to the immediate preparation of aircraft for departure, such as inspection, cleaning, and fueling; making minor and emergency repairs to aircraft; parking mobile equipment actively used in connection with the foregoing. Access to the ramp for the primary purpose of loading and unloading passengers and their baggage, and the loading and unloading of mail and cargo. Any other space, facilities or services provided for public use by aircraft operations.
Any motor vehicle used for transporting, handling, or dispensing of aviation fuels, oils, and lubricants.
Landing or takeoff at the Airport on 12 or more days in any 6 month period.
South Carolina Aeronautics Commission (SCAC)
Every device in repose, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a roadway, including bicycles.
That area used or intended to be used for such facilities as terminal and cargo buildings, gates, hangars, shops, other service buildings, automobile parking, airport motels, restaurants, garages, and automobile service; and an area for parking and positioning of aircraft in the vicinity of the terminal building(s) for loading and unloading.
Ultralight and non-powered aircraft
Balloons, dirigibles and other lighter than air craft and aircraft that are not required to be registered by the FAA solely because of having less power than the minimum power required to register.