WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
ST. GEORGE REPLACEMENT AIRPORT
St. George, Utah
LOCATION4550 S. Airport Parkway
St. George, UT
To get to the new airport construction site from St. George, take River Road south to 2450 South. Turn left/east onto 2450 South and go to Little Valley Road (2500 East). Turn right/south onto Little Valley Road and go to the airport sign at Airport Road (3670 South). Turn left/east and follow the paved road to the new airport construction site.
Eventually, the completed airport will be accessed by the Airport Road interchange off of the Southern Parkway.
HISTORYJanuary 12, 2011: Replacement airport dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting. The celebration started with a flyover by an F-16. The event also included addresses from city officials, SkyWest Airlines executives, and a dedicatory prayer by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Councilor inte First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
REFERENCESOfficial St. George Airport website
History of the St. George replacement airport