A new Director of Airports announced for Horry County

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County Administrator Chris Eldridge has announced Pat Apone will serve as the new Director of Airports.

Apone, who is an Accredited Airport Executive from the American Association of Airport Executives, has worked in a variety of departments within the Horry County Department of Airports since her beginning in 1997.

"Pat has been the backbone of the airport for years and has earned the top spot of Director," stated Chris Eldridge. "In her recent tenure as interim director, Pat wrapped up several projects and secured a new airline use agreement. With Pat, Horry County is getting a new Director who knows our airports inside and out, and will make an excellent addition to our management team. Her results-oriented and inclusive leadership style best fits the needs of this position."

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