St. Simons Island Airport at McKinnon Field
Business and vacation travelers can fly straight into the heart of three of the Golden Isles – St. Simons Island, Sea Island, and Little St. Simons Island – by landing at St. Simons Island Airport at McKinnon Field (SSI).
St. Simons Island Airport is a busy general aviation facility serving pilots and passengers with the most up-to-date services in the midst of an island beach/golf/nature getaway.
The airport has two active runways - 4/22 at 5,800 feet long and 16/34 at 3,313 feet long. Several non-precision approaches provide inclement-weather access, as well as a visual guidance system to assist pilots on landing.
Georgia Deparmtent of Transportation - Economic Impact Report for the St. Simons Island Airport at McKinnon Field.
The Georgia Depatment of Transportation (GDOT) recognizes that airports generate positive impacts as well as support many other sectors of local and state economies. In the summer of 2019, the GDOT undertook a statewide study to estimate the annual economic impact of 102 general aviation and commercial airports in the state of Georgia. The study found that SSI generates a total estimated $43,227,400 annually to the state. The report detailing this economic impact to our state and community from SSI is linked in the report image below. This study was completed pre-COVID-19.