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Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, United States

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By all accounts, the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport seems normal, aside from two abnormal details.

This airport dates back to 1929. Its had various names throughout the years. In 1983, the City of Savannah named it the Savannah International Airport and renamed it the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in 2003.

Savannah/Hilton Head International is a public airport in Georgia, but it also provides military operations. The Savannah Air National Guard Base stations on site of this airport.

Savannah/Hilton Head International spreads across 3,650 acres. It’s elevated 15 metres above sea level. This airport possesses two concrete runways, one 2,850 metres long, and the other 2,134 metres long.

So what’s abnormal about this airport then? Well, it’s revealed in the image above.

The Dotson family used to own land where the Savannah/Hilton Head International resides. In World War II, the military expanded their airbase and built over the Dotson farm land, and the Dotson family cemetery.

On Savannah/Hilton Head International’s runway 10, two grave-markers commemorate the Dotsons.