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GSP reports giant gains in June passenger traffic
AUG 16, 2017

Passenger traffic increased 8.9 percent in June compared to the same month in 2016 at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.
 

Passenger traffic increased 8.9 percent in June compared to the same month in 2016 at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.

GSP President/CEO Dave Edwards reasoned the culmination of the $125 million terminal improvement project with extended customer services and amenities within the terminal is a contributor.

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Shoe shine stations join GSP passenger amenities
AUG 9, 2017

Shoe shine stations join GSP passenger amenities

Travelers have another reason to make Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport their one-stop destination.

Passengers now have the luxury of getting their shoes spit-shined at Classic Shine that opened Aug. 1 on concourses A and B.

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Reader: Is Allegiant expanding at GSP? Answer is here.
JUL 27, 2017

Reader: Is Allegiant expanding at GSP? Answer is here.

Matt Davidson sent an email asking about updates on Allegiant Air routes from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. A story posted here suggested Allegiant was showing interest in expanding its market at GSP.

GSP President/CEO Dave Edwards, in a May meeting with the Board of Commissioners, stated he attended the annual Allegiant conference in Las Vegas. Edwards told commissioners the meeting was positive. GSP is the fifth lowest cost airport in the Allegiant system even with the increase based on the new rate structure. With regards to GSP, Allegiant remains focused on four cities in Florida with no particular growth plans at this time.

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CPW awarded $500,000 grant for planned 70-acre Global Commerce Park
JUL 24, 2017

CPW awarded $500,000 grant for planned 70-acre Global Commerce Park

A $500,000 grant has been awarded to the Greer Commission of Public Works (CPW) to extend sewer service to a planned $50 million commercial and industrial development – Global Commerce Park – near I-85 and Brockman McClimon Road.

The sewer extension will also support future service to Greenville-Spartanburg International (GSP) Airport’s proposed 1,200 acre, mixed used developments.

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Don't leave home without government photo ID and proof of U.S. citizenship for TSA pre check enrollment
JUN 6, 2017

Enrollees for the TSA Pre√ are fingerprinted.
 

Let’s just skip to the chase.

Bring government-issued photo identification and proof of U.S. Citizenship (a birth certificate or a passport) if travelers want to enroll in the TSA Pre√ program at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.

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TSA Pre Check enrollment at GSP next week
JUN 1, 2017

TSA Pre Check enrollment at GSP next week

IdentoGo, the provider of TSA Pre√ enrollment will be enrolling travelers at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.

TSA Pre√ members can skip long security checkpoint lines and other security measures. The process is designed to get travelers to their gates faster. Enrollees do not need to remove:

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GSP is polished for grand opening Tuesday with more restaurants, amenities
MAY 23, 2017

All the amenities at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport will be open Tuesday, culminating the $125 million Wingspan terminal improvement project.

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Loaded firearm discovered by TSA at GSP
APR 21, 2017

Loaded firearm discovered by TSA at GSP

A loaded firearm was discovered by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) checkpoint Thursday evening. 

At approximately 8:30 p.m., a loaded .380 caliber handgun was discovered in a passenger’s carry-on bag.

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TSA pre-enrollment mobile unit at GSP Monday through Wednesday
APR 7, 2017

TSA pre-enrollment mobile unit at GSP Monday through Wednesday

IdentoGo, the provider of TSA Pre√ enrollment will bring its mobile unit on site to Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport to enroll travelers. It will be on site Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m. – noon and 1-5 p.m.

TSA Pre√ members can skip long security checkpoint lines and other security measures. The process is designed to get travelers to their gates faster.

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3 daily non-stop flights between GSP and Chicago begin this summer
MAR 21, 2017

3 daily non-stop flights between GSP and Chicago begin this summer

 

 

 

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Wolfgang Puck: Can you trademark 'The Kitchen'? Celebrity chef has brand restaurant at GSP
MAR 3, 2017

The company owned by Wolfgang Puck is suing restaurateur Kimbal Musk's company over the use of the phrase

Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, who is opening a restaurant at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, is in a battle in federal court in Chicago, to preserve the right to use “the kitchen” in restaurant names.

The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck is under construction at GSP and on target to open in the second quarter, according to Scott Carr, the airport’s VP for Commercial Business and Properties.

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Clemson returns to GSP Airport to a hero's welcome
JAN 10, 2017

The pilot of the flight bringing the Clemson Tigers flew the Clemson flag from his window.

The National College Football Champion Clemson Tigers arrived at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Tuesday afternoon to hundreds of cheering fans peering through a fence at the charter terminal's parking lot.

The players quickly deplaned to board buses for the caravan back to Clemson.

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Conference and business centers unveiled as amenities at GSP
JAN 4, 2017

The 1,734-square-foot conference center, which can be subdivided, will host its first event later this month.
 

A conference center and passenger business center was on display Wednesday at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.

The 1,734-square-foot conference center can be subdivided in three rooms of 571-, 573- and 590-square feet and can host 90-seated visitors. Cocktail receptions/parties and other standup events can be accommodated.

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GSP offers tips for passengers to experience a calmer Thanksgiving air travel experience
NOV 21, 2016

GSP expecting more than 31,000 customers to pass through the airport Tuesday through Sunday.
 

More than 31,000 passengers will make their way through Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in Greer Tuesday through Sunday for Thanksgiving travel.

The 31,655 projected passengers represent 3,141 more than last year during the same period.

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Low Greer gas prices are tourist-friendly for record number of holiday highway travelers
NOV 16, 2016

Low Greer gas prices are tourist-friendly for record number of holiday highway travelers

AAA Carolinas projects that two million Carolinians will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, with 670,000 South Carolinians and just under 1.4 million North Carolinians traveling.

This represents a 1.9 percent increase over 2015. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Nov. 23, to Sunday, Nov. 27.

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Tanks are set above ground at new $2 million GSP fuel farm
NOV 16, 2016

Four tanks will hold 30,000 gallons each of Jet A commercial aircraft fuel and a 12,000-gallon tank will service all private aircraft.
 

A new $2 million above ground fuel farm is in place at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in Greer.

Cerulean, GSP’s new fixed base operator, which goes into effect Jan. 1, will service all aircraft. The fuel farm is scheduled to begin service Dec. 15.

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Le Jardin, exclusive 65-home gated community, is new development in Greer
NOV 9, 2016

Le Jardin, an exclusive 65-home in a gated community will be located at the intersection of Brockman McClimon and East Howell Road.
 

Le Jardin, a 55-acre exclusive, gated community, received Greer City Council’s blessings on first reading Tuesday night.

The development is located at the intersection of Brockman McClimon and East Howell Road.

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GSP reminds Samsung Note 7 phone owners of ban at airports
OCT 15, 2016

A damaged Samsung Galaxy Note 7. 
 
 

Travelers possessing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are reminded traveling with them through Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport and all U.S. airports are prohibited.

US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said an emergency order banning the devices would take effect at noon Saturday. That order includes all domestic flights and international flights to or from the United States, according to the FAA.

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NCAA selects Greenville as 2017 host for first and second round men's tournament basketball games
OCT 7, 2016

NCAA selects Greenville as 2017 host for first and second round men's tournament basketball games

Greenville will host first and second round games of the 2017 NCAA men’s basketball championship at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Friday and Sunday, March 17 and 19.

Furman University and the Southern Conference will serve as co-hosts.

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Gibbs: Putting Cancer Research Institute in Greer was calculated on access to GSP International Airport
OCT 6, 2016

Jimmy and Marsha Gibbs attended GSP's announcement Tuesday that it will take over as the fixed base operator beginning on Jan. 1, 2017.
 
 

The Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute in Greer just became a lot more accessible to patients seeking clinical access and treatment for cancer care.

The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District becoming the fixed base operator for commercial and general aviation under the Cerulean brand is another avenue for cancer patients having access to the cancer institute.

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