BRIEF: 80 new jobs, $5M facility to MB airport?

Oct. 10--Horry County is in talks with a company that works on military aircraft to build a $5 million facility at the Myrtle Beach International Airport that would bring 80 higher-paying jobs to the area.

The company, TKC Aerospace, modifies aircraft for the Department of Defense, said Sam Levin, a representative for the company.

The company would sign a 20-year lease and build 7,500 square feet of high-tech office space and a 20,000 square foot hangar.

What exactly the company will do for the military is classified, officials said.

Officials expect it will take at least three months to finalize the details. The deal must be approved by Horry County Council.

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