News: Tenkiller Airpark enthusiasts say pandemic meant uptick in traffic

From the Tahlequah Daily Press at Tenkiller Airpark in Oklahoma: Over the course of the pandemic, [Tom] Haning [owner of T3 Aerosports] said, the airpark itself didn’t take a hit, as far as less traffic. However, T3 Aerosports saw more people interested in learning how to fly. T3 also operates a two-bedroom Airbnb listing in…

News: Planning board rejects rezoning near N.C. airpark

The Rowan County (North Carolina) Planning Board voted 5-2 against a “conditional district rezoning request” that is required as one of many steps in the development of a 574-acre solar farm. “Since the Planning Board is only an advisory committee, the ultimate decision on whether the project moves forward lies with the Board of Commissioners.”…

News: Planning Board considers controversial Gold Hill solar project

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Planning Board’s meeting extended late into the night Monday as it heard speeches and presentations about a major solar energy project planned in Gold Hill. – Salisbury Post Nearby residents, including those at Gold Hill Airpark, oppose the propose 550+ acre solar energy facility. Click here to read the Salisbury…

Telegraph story highlights higher end of airpark lifestyle

A few weeks ago Precious Adesina from The Telegraph of London interviewed me for an upcoming feature on the lifestyle of high-end airparks. While I grew up on an airpark, I don’t think anyone would classify Shady Acres as high-end. But I have wonderful memories all the same. We had a nice conversation over Zoom.…

New road signage at Horseshoe Bay

The DailyTrib.com reports that, “Air Park Street in Horseshoe Bay is a taxiway for planes, but because it is not properly marked, cars have been using it, too. That will change now that the Horseshoe Bay City Council voted to put up proper signage and build a $6,000 gate blocking Stall Out Street where it…

Solar project near airpark raises concerns

“This just isn’t what we want in our backyard.”

Oklahoma’s Tenkiller Airpark rebuilds

Heavily damaged airpark is once again ready for the spotlight.

Massey Ranch breaks ground on new homes

The Orlando Business Journal reports (subscription required) that Massey Properties has broken ground on 13 homes at X50 just south of New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Learn more at Massey Properties.

Real estate market is out of balance

If you live in a specialty community, like an airpark, you’d like to see an aircraft owner and/or pilot take the keys to that house.

Want to build your own airport?

Back in October 2020 General Aviation News published an article by William Walker on what it takes to build your own airport. Of the more than 19,000 airports listed in the U.S., more than 14,000 are privately owned. While you may not want to build your own airport, you may be interested in better caring…

A tight real estate market everywhere

The biggest issue is a lack of homes for sale. Just over one millions homes are available for sale.

Tuckahoe Farms to have runway and water ski lake

Southern Mississippi airpark scratches is the dream of developer Jay Knowles.

Airpark in the News: Big South Fork Airpark

A feature story in a local newspaper highlights this Tennessee jewel.

Mountain Air Begins Extensive Facilities Improvement Project

New spa facilities, expansion of the existing fitness/wellness areas, updates to the open-air casual restaurant and its kitchen, enhanced pool deck, additional pickleball courts, and enhanced golf course and main clubhouse among the updates coming to Mountain Air.

Two airparks. One airport.

An airfield so grand it is home to two residential airpark communities.