Aviation is a lifestyle. Nowhere is that more apparent than on a residential airpark. So what does a midwest-based airport owner do to compete with the weekend lake cabin lifestyle? Answer: Build the Aviators Cabin. And that’s exactly what Poplar Grove Airport owners Steve and Tina Thomas created to meet a need. Continue Reading
We kicked on 2016 with an Airpark Wish List survey. The idea was to ask what amenities people are most interested in. So far, we’ve received 105 responses.
To make more sense of the data we first asked respondents if they were looking for an airpark home (56.2%), already lived on an airpark (34.3%), we’re planning to develop an airpark (6.7%) or had already developed an airpark (2.9%). Continue Reading
Finding (or developing) the right airpark – like most things in life – is about trade-offs. Some people like large lots with large homes, hangars and all the bells and whistles. Others have more modest desires. Continue Reading
Tennessee pilots Dr. Karl Rogers and his wife Connie recently completed their new vacation home at Big South Airpark near Oneida, Tenn., which features a hangar for their plane complete with a turntable to make life easy. Continue Reading
Hensley Airpark is located just south of Chuckey, Tenn. It opened in 2000 with a 2,000′ grass strip and five lots is today a 3,000′ paved airstrip (owned by the Homeowners Association) and 48 lots. Continue Reading