Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport (SAV)
(Savannah, Georgia - GA, USA)
Nestled in the eastern corner of Georgia, Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) is the largest regional airport in coastal Georgia and second only to Atlanta's airport on a statewide scale. The airport is situated around 9.5 miles / 15 km northwest of downtown Savannah and neighbors Pooler, Port Wentwork and Garden City.
Savannah Airport handles around 1.5 million passengers per year, serving many destinations throughout the United States, including Chicago, Cincinnati and New York. Recent expansion projects have improved the short-term parking facilities at the cost of over $35 million, which was funded entirely by the Airport General Fund. Savannah's Terminal Expansion Plan has also just been completed and comprises five new gateways at a cost around $14 million, much of which was paid for by the state Airport Improvement Program.
Interstate 95 is very close to the airport grounds, making getting here and away by car very straightforward, leading south to Jacksonville and beyond. For those planning to travel into downtown Savannah itself, along with its Victorian District, Southside area and communities around West Chatham County, there is a public bus service, together with on-demand shuttle buses. Savannah Airport also features numerous hotel courtesy shuttle buses for those with reservations, and sizable fleets of taxis and limousines.
About Savannah Tourism
Savannah is an intriguing and personable southern city, boasting lots of character and plenty of Civil War history. Georgia's much-loved city of Savannah featured in the movie 'Forrest Gump' and one of its most endearing attractions is the Georgian Owen Thomas House and Museum, known for its historic regency architecture.
Further attractions within reach of Savannah Airport (SAV) include the Telfair Mansion and Art Museum, which is well worth a visit and the oldest public art museum in the South, and also the popular Savannah River Queen, which offers scenic river cruises and dinners. For beach fun and coastal activities, head to the neighboring Eastside islands, while for history and fine dining, Savannah's historic Victorian district has plenty of good restaurants to offer.
Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport (SAV):|
|Address: 400 Airways Avenue, Savannah, Georgia (GA), 31408, USA|
|Airport Code: SAV
Tel: +1 912 964 0514
Fax: +1 912 964 0877