Newton Airport (New Jersey)
|Airport type||Public use|
|Serves||Newton, New Jersey|
|Location||Sussex County, New Jersey|
|Elevation AMSL||620 ft / 189 m|
Newton Airport (FAA LID: 3N5) was a privately owned, public-use airport three miles south of Newton, in Sussex County, New Jersey. It closed in 2013, after it was purchased for $3.5M by Public Service Electric & Gas Company to be used to stage electrical power equipment used in constructing new transmission lines. FAA removed it from the A/FD and listed it as closed in the June 27, 2013 edition.
Newton Airport covered 90 acres (36 ha); its asphalt runway was 6/24 2,546 x 45 ft. In 2008 the airport had 10,695 general aviation operations. 18 aircraft were then based at this airport: 56% ultralight, 39% single-engine and 6% helicopter.
- FAA Airport Master Record for 3N5 ( PDF), effective 2010-07-29
- Freeman, Paul (2013-01-16). "Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: Northwestern New Jersey". Retrieved 2013-07-04.
- FAA's Airport/Facility Directory, 2013-05-02 & 2013-06-27 editions
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