Hawthorne–Feather Airpark

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Hawthorne–Feather Airpark
Airport typePublic
OwnerJames T. Rymes
ServesHillsborough, New Hampshire
Elevation AMSL600 ft / 183 m
Coordinates43°03′41″N 071°54′19″W / 43.06139°N 71.90528°W / 43.06139; -71.90528Coordinates: 43°03′41″N 071°54′19″W / 43.06139°N 71.90528°W / 43.06139; -71.90528
WebsiteHawthorne–Feather Airpark Website
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 3,260 994 Asphalt
Statistics (2014)
Aircraft operations3,600
Based aircraft10

Hawthorne–Feather Airpark (FAA LID: 8B1) is a privately owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) south of the central business district of Hillsborough, in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States.[1] The airport is situated in Deering, New Hampshire. It was formerly used by Hawthorne College in Antrim, New Hampshire to train student pilots.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Hawthorne–Feather Airpark covers an area of 50 acres (20 ha) at an elevation of 600 feet (183 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 2/20 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,260 by 75 feet (994 x 23 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending 7 August 2014, the airport had 3,000 general aviation and 600 military aircraft operations, an average of 300 per month. At that time there were 10 aircraft based at this airport: 90% single-engine and 10% ultralight.[1]

The airport provides Avgas and outhouses. Radio frequencies are 122.800 Mhz. The airport is open all year long (in the winter, skis are required as landing gears). Located on the side of the runway is a hangar, big enough to hold one plane. Weather service is held at Jaffrey Airport – Silver Ranch Airpark.


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 8B1 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 2015-01-08.

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