Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport (GSP), near Greer, South Carolina is the second-busiest airport in South Carolina. GSP is an economic engine for the Upstate of South Carolina and is a vital partner for industries across the Southeast U.S. With business opportunities including air cargo, real estate, general aviation, the sky’s the limit at GSP.
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport has a tremendous effect on the local economy. In 2009, the Total Economic Impact (Output) was nearly $378 million, by 2018 that impact grew to $2.9 billion. The Wall Street Journal named Greenville, SC a “breakout city of the forefront of America’s economic recovery,” in May 2021. With nearly 100 daily nonstop flights, GSP’s economic impact is eight times greater than it was 10 years ago. A valuable revenue generator, GSP supports nearly 15,000 jobs, $293.7 million in annual taxes, and $740 million in local purchases. Between 2009 and 2018, local jobs supported have quadrupled and its income doubled. A breakout city at the forefront of America’s economic recovery indeed.