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Escape Lounge reopens at GSP for travelers
JUL 26, 2021

The Escape Lounge has reopened to travelers at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP).
 
 

The Escape Lounge has reopened to travelers at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP). The 2,500 square foot lounge, open 4:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. daily – features a full complimentary bar, a hot and cold menu influenced by local flavors, Wi-Fi and flight information.

The lounge closed temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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QDOBA coming to GSP
JUN 17, 2021

QDOBA Mexican Eats is the first Upstate  restaurant location for the chain.
 
 
 

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) today announced plans to open QDOBA Mexican Eats this summer in the airport’s Grand Hall. This is the first Upstate South Carolina restaurant location for the chain chain.

QDOBA is a fast-casual Mexican restaurant with more than 750 locations in the U.S. and Canada. 

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GSP makes changes for increased summer parking
JUN 7, 2021

GSP makes changes for increased summer parking

The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District has announced changes impacting the location and availability of parking at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP.)

Effective immediately, the entrance to the Economy Lot 2 will be relocated. The previous entrance from GSP Drive will be permanently closed and a new entrance will be opened off of Aviation Parkway at the newly constructed roundabout. Roadway signage will be placed to alert drivers of the entrance change.

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GSP recognized best airport in North America
MAR 11, 2021

GSP recognized best airport in North America

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport has been recognized as the Best Airport in North America by the Airports Council International’s 2020 Airport Service Quality Awards.

GSP tied with Portland International Airport, among all airports serving 2 to 5 million passengers annually for customer satisfaction across 34 benchmarks, according to a media release.

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GSP celebrates 10 years of Southwest service
MAR 11, 2021

Southwest Airlines will celebrate 10 years of delivering low fares and nonstop flights to the Upstate on Friday. Celebratory digital billboard displays have been placed on major roadways across the region and all passengers traveling Southwest on Friday will receive gift bags courtesy of GSP.

Southwest’s inaugural flight from GSP was to Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI). GSP reported a 38% growth in passenger activity between 2010 and 2011 and was recognized as the fastest-growing small airport in the United States by Airline and Airport News & Analysis. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported that average fares from GSP decreased by 14%, the largest decrease in the country.

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Southwest offering nonstop service to Houston
OCT 3, 2020

Southwest offering nonstop service to Houston

Southwest Airlines new nonstop service from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) to Houston (HOU) begins Nov. 5.

The new service will operate on Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday. Flights will operate on 143-seat Boeing 737-700 aircraft. Tickets for November flights can be purchased now at Southwest.com. Future months will be available soon.

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GSP reopens economy parking lot B for $7 a day
OCT 2, 2020

Passengers using Economy Lot B should allow extra time to make the walk from the lot to the terminal building.
 

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport reopened Economy Parking Lot B, allowing additional capacity for the fall and holiday travel period. The cost is $7 per day with 500 spaces available.

Passengers using Economy Lot B should allow extra time to make the walk from the lot to the terminal building.

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New GSP store offering branded items
JUL 21, 2020

Luggage tags, golf towels, and novelty socks, are some items offered.
 

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) has a new online store featuring branded items.

“We receive many requests for GSP-branded merchandise,” said Dave Edwards, president and CEO for GSP. “It is gratifying to see such a high level of community support in the region for GSP.”

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Saharan Air Layer may offer picturesque sunset, sunrise
JUN 27, 2020

BY GERSON PETTIT

A massive plume of Saharan dust particles has steadily moved across the Atlantic Ocean and into the southern most states of North America by way of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Beeson selected GSP Commissioner
JAN 17, 2020

Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commissioner Jay Beeson.
 
 

The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Commission has selected Jay Beeson as a new commission member to serve a 6-year term.

Beeson is a principal of Mark III Properties, a residential subdivision development company based in Spartanburg. Beeson is also a licensed Professional Engineer, licensed General Contractor and licensed Real Estate Agent.

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GSP sets annual passenger record
NOV 21, 2019

GSP sets annual passenger record

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) set a record for annual passenger activity Thursday.

The previous record was 2,317,984 set in 2018. Since opening in October 1962, More than 50 million passengers have flown in and out of GSP.

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Southwest begins service from GSP to Baltimore/Washington
NOV 5, 2019

Southwest begins service from GSP to Baltimore/Washington

Southwest Airlines began daily nonstop service from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) to Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI).

Southwest offers the only nonstop service on the route from GSP.

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GSP's airside garden gets landscape recogniton
JUL 2, 2019

The GSP airside garden is an original feature at the airport from its opening in 1962.
 

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) received a Southeast Region Recognition Award during the American Society of Landscape Architects’ Southeast Regional Conference for its airside garden.

The garden, which is an original feature at the airport from its opening in 1962, received its second update in 2016 during the GSP terminal renovation.

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GSP records 19 consecutive months of passenger growth
JUN 5, 2019

GSP records 19 consecutive months of passenger growth

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) gained 13.4 percent more passengers at the airport in April 2019 (207,539) versus April 2018 (183,012).

This marked the 19th consecutive month of passenger growth for GSP.

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Southwest returns to GSP with non-stop service to Baltimore
MAY 30, 2019

Southwest returns to GSP with non-stop service to Baltimore

Southwest Airlines announced plans today it is offering new daily nonstop service from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) to Baltimore (BWI) beginning Nov. 3.

“Today’s announcement is the latest in a string of exciting airport announcements including a new all-time passenger record for 2018, 19 consecutive months of passenger growth, and the addition of new nonstop service to six cities by four different airlines in the past year,” said Scott Carr, GSP’s vice president of commercial business and communications.

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GSP passenger traffic increases for 18th straight month
MAY 2, 2019

Frontier Airlines’ service to Las Vegas and Orlando returns and service to Denver doubles to four times a week starting Friday.
 

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) has experienced 18 consecutive months of increased passenger activity and the streak isn’t expected to end anytime soon.

The airport had 207,798 passengers this past March compared to 179,897 in March 2018. That’s a 15.5 percent increase and the fifth straight month that GSP had a double-digit percentage increase in passenger activity.

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GSP hosts REAL ID mobile van
APR 30, 2019

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is teaming up with the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) to bring the agency’s mobile office to the airport May 15.

Beginning Oct. 1, 2020, federal law requires your driver’s license or identification card to be REAL ID compliant in order to board a domestic, commercial flight, among other federal activities.

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Travelers honor GSP's Wolfgang Puck restaurant
APR 20, 2019

The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is considered one of the best airport restaurants in the country by USA Today readers.
 

The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is considered one of the best airport restaurants in the country by USA Today readers.

The restaurant finished second place in two contests that were part of USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards for 2019. It finished second in the “Best Airport Sitdown Dining” and “Best Airport Grab-And-Go” categories.

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More daily flights, larger aircraft lift passenger traffic at GSP
APR 12, 2019

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is celebrating its 17th consecutive month of increased passenger activity thanks to more seats and additional flights offered by the airport’s six passenger airlines.

 February was the fourth straight month of double-digit percentage gains in passenger activity. During the month, the airport  served 15.8% more passengers (168,242) compared to February 2018 (145,289).

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GSP keeps the entire family entertained with free livestreams
MAR 28, 2019

GSP keeps the entire family entertained with free livestreams

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is the first airport in the United States to provide travelers free livestreaming of ToonMobile, a compilation of kid-friendly content from Warner Media's Cartoon Network to keep kids of all ages entertained while waiting for their flight.

 In addition, travelers can also livestream CNN Airport Network that includes live sporting events such as NCAA March Madness Tournament games, professional football and basketball along with access to HBO's award-winning “Real Sports.”

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