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County buys properties to extend airport safety zone
Camden Airport Gate 8
Kershaw County Airport buildings are seen in the distance through Gate 8 on Logan Road. Kershaw County has purchased several properties nearby to expand a runway safety zone. Those living in the purchased homes are being given time to move prior to demolition. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
Kershaw County recently purchased several homes and the lots they sit on as part of an effort to expand the Kershaw County Airport’s safety zone at Woodward Field. According to online records, Kershaw County has spent a total of $384,000 since May 16 to purchase five lots with homes on them and one unimproved lot on Logan Road, Maggie Avenue and U.S. 1. The properties are located near the airport’s southeastern corner.