New Garden Airport
|New Garden Airport|
|Operator||New Garden Aviation, Inc.|
|Elevation AMSL||436 ft / 133 m|
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.
- Runway 6/24: 3,695 x 50 ft (1,126 x 15 m), Surface: Asphalt
- New Garden Airport (official site)
- Pennsylvania Bureau of Aviation: New Garden Flying Field (N57)
- FAA Airport Master Record for N57 ( PDF)