It is second only to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport as Georgia's busiest commercial airport.
The airport is patrolled by the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport Police, who work with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to provide airport security.
Savannah/Hilton Head is served by Delta (and Delta Connection carrier Shuttle America), Jet Blue, United Airlines, American Eagle, Air Canada, Allegiant Air and Sun Country Airlines.
An information counter provides local information regarding tourist attractions in Savannah, Hilton Head, and most other coastal areas of Georgia and southern South Carolina.
In this case, two graves of the Dotson Family, the earliest grave dating backed to 1857, were encountered during the construction of the runway.
In 1948, Chatham Army Airfield was turned over to the Georgia Air National Guard and the airport was renamed Travis Field, in honor of Savannah native Brigadier General. Travis, killed in the crash of a B-29 bomber near Fairfield-Suisun AFB, California, and his brother, Colonel William Travis.