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JB Charleston opens airfield for Hurricane Florence recovery operations

Joint Base Charleston will reopen its airfield and limits its operations only to Hurricane Florence recovery operations. (Courtesy photo)

Joint Base Charleston reopened its joint airfield and limited its use to Hurricane Florence recovery operations only. (Courtesy photo)

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. --

Joint Base Charleston, responsible for the runways shared by the base and Charleston International Airport, announced at 9 a.m. Sept. 15, 2018 that the joint airfield will open for limited recovery operations aircraft only.

 

Col. Clint ZumBrunnen’s, 437th Airlift Wing commander, decision to re-open the airfield to commercial and general aviation will be contingent upon the rescinded evacuation order from the governor of South Carolina.

 

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