|Charleston International Airport: A Portal To The Historic
South Carolina’s oldest city of Charleston is a hub of rich history and hospitality. Voted “America’s Nicest City” multiple years, Charleston is the perfect spot to experience the charm of the South, including beautifully well-kept architecture, coastal views of the Atlantic and renowned dining. The Charleston International Airport (CHS) is where the experience starts for the nearly 3 million travelers who pass through annually.
Airport Shuttle Services
Located in central Charleston, CHS is perfectly positioned to provide easy transport from the airport to the local area. Overseen by the Ground Transportation Services Ordinance, CHS shuttle/taxi service is heavily monitored and ensured to provide consistent, safe and convenient transportation for travelers. Six taxi services are available, including Avis, Enterprise and Hertz. All shuttle/taxi services accept major credit cards, a helpful allowance while traveling. A fixed fare is strictly enforced, and the pricings for specific locations can be found on CHS’s website by searching “Taxi,” making travel budgets more easily planned for. The shuttles/taxis run from 5 a.m. until 30 minutes after the final flight of the evening has landed. These services can be accessed outside of the baggage claim area. Additionally, bus and valet services are available on-site for guests.
There are many choices for lodging when staying near CHS. The familiar names of Hilton, Holiday Inn, Days Inn and Embassy are located within a mile or two of the airport. A wide range of low to high budget lodging is available, making a stay accessible to anyone travelling. A notable hotel in the vicinity is Crowne Plaza Charleston Airport, which is conveniently located two miles from CHS, and has been awarded the AAA Diamond Rating three years in a row. For those travelling further into the city, an ample amount of luxury inns and suites, as well cost-friendly lodging is available. Charleston has been greatly praised for the aesthetic of their local hotels and resorts, and even a quick peak into one of the many historic getaways is worth the trip back to South Carolina’s past.
A trip through CHS is a seamless experience, with multiple restaurant and bar options (including a food court), a currency exchange station for those travelling internationally, retail facilities, a Duty-free shop and amble ATMs. For those travelling disabled, CHS is a leader in providing signature care to guests, being a one-level airport and equipped with all necessary accommodations, such as ramps, elevators and wheelchair services—call the information desk within the airport to inquire about specific assistance.
Visiting the hospitable, historic city of Charleston makes for a wonderful vacation, and Charleston International Airport begins the great experience from the second the wheels hit the ground.
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Charleston International Airport
5500 International Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29418
Airport Code: CHS