New Garden Airport

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New Garden Airport
Airport type Public
Operator New Garden Aviation, Inc.
Location Toughkenamon, PA
Elevation AMSL 436 ft / 133 m
Coordinates 39°49′50″N 075°46′11″W / 39.83056°N 75.76972°W / 39.83056; -75.76972
N57 is located in Pennsylvania
Location of airport in Pennsylvania
N57 is located in the US
N57 (the US)
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 3,695 1,126 Asphalt

New Garden Airport (FAA LID: N57), also known as New Garden Flying Field, is a public airport located in Toughkenamon, Chester County, Pennsylvania (about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Philadelphia). This airport is operated by New Garden Aviation, Inc.

The airport serves a large general aviation community, and offers maintenance facilities, aviation fuel (100LL), flight instruction, aircraft rental and hangar/tie-down space. The Colonial Flying Corps Aviation Museum is located on the field and sponsors an Air Show each June. The airport also hosts the Brandywine Soaring Association and Chapter 240 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA). Additionally, in 2015, the airport began hosting the annual Chester County Balloon Festival; a non-profit event with the proceeds going to the Chester County Hero Fund and several other local community groups. This hot air balloon festival is designed for families and kids of all ages featuring more than 20 balloons, including Special Shape Balloons.


New Garden Airport covers an area of 134 acres (54 ha) and contains one runway:

  • Runway 6/24: 3,695 x 50 ft (1,126 x 15 m), Surface: Asphalt


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