[KHWV]

KHWV Brookhaven Airport (795 acres) Shirley, NY Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KISP] 11 W ; [KFOK] 11 E ; [87N] 18 E ; [KBDR] 24 NW ;(ave. distance: 16 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 255 (231 single-props, 13 multi-props, 7 gliders … Continue reading

[KFRG]

KFRG Republic Airport (526 acres) Farmingdale, NY Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KISP] 15 E ; [KJFK] 17 W ; [KLGA] 21 W ; [KHPN] 24 NW ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 518 (374 single-props, 77 multi-props) (44 jets, … Continue reading

[KFOK]

KFOK Francis Gabreski Airport (1,451 acres) Westhampton Beach, NY Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [87N] 8 E ; [KHWV] 11 W ; [KHTO] 19 E ; [KISP] 21 W ;(ave. distance: 15 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 144 (103 single-props, 16 multi-props, … Continue reading

[3C8]

In 1954, the U.S. Navy developed an airport near the east end of Long Island. It included a 10,000′ x 200′ runway, and a 7,000′ x 200′ runway, on 6,000 acres. Grumman Aerospace Corporation used the facility for the flight … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2014Q2]

The following table presents a chronology for the second quarter of 2014, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. aviation accidents, as well as some non-fatal accidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, and a brief synopsis. Click … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents: further details

12/30/2014: Centennial, CO 12/29/2014: Port Clinton, OH 12/27/2014: Westminster, MD 12/24/2014: Sutter Creek, CA 12/22/2014: Odessa, TX 12/18/2014: Seagoville, TX Mesquite airport (yellow box) is approximately 17-miles ESE of Love Field, in Dallas. A new contract control tower was opened … Continue reading