Airports

McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport (SSI)

Annual Passengers: 100,000

Airlines: Private Aircraft

Attractions
A popular vacation destination for hundreds of years where tourists enjoy such attractions as historic sites, shopping, golf, biking, the beaches, picnics, dolphin watches, fishing and many other activities.

Economic Impact
St. Simons Island and adjoining Little St. Simons, Jekyll Island and Sea Island offer historical sites and many attractions, which drive the region’s tourism industry.

Business and vacation travelers can fly straight into the heart of the Golden Isles by landing at McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport. The Airport and aviation-related businesses contribute approximately $263 million annually to the economy.

Major Employers

  • Southeast Georgia Health System
  • Sea Island Company
  • Georgia Pacific Cellulose
  • King & Prince Seafood
  • Rich Corporation
  • Pinova, Inc.
  • International Auto Processing
  • Gulfstream Aerospace

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