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Officials say Hilton Head Regional Airport will not close

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (WTOC) -

Hilton Head Regional Airport officials say the airport will not close if their tower is shut down due to spending cuts.

If the tower is shut down, the Savannah tower will help coordinate their flights.

No service disruption is expected. There is no word on how many jobs will be lost.

Officials say there are about 17 commercial flights a day that use the tower. Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport has about 200 flights a day.

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