Newton Airport (New Jersey)

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Newton Airport
Airport typePublic use
OwnerRRL Group
OperatorStella Jump
ServesNewton, New Jersey
LocationSussex County, New Jersey
Elevation AMSL620 ft / 189 m
Coordinates41°01′38″N 074°45′31″W / 41.02722°N 74.75861°W / 41.02722; -74.75861Coordinates: 41°01′38″N 074°45′31″W / 41.02722°N 74.75861°W / 41.02722; -74.75861
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 2,546 776 Asphalt
Statistics (2008)
Aircraft operations10,705
Based aircraft18

Newton Airport (FAA LID: 3N5) was a privately owned, public-use airport three miles south of Newton, in Sussex County, New Jersey.[1] 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.[2] FAA removed it from the A/FD and listed it as closed in the June 27, 2013 edition.[3]


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.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Form 5010 for 3N5 PDF, effective 2010-07-29
  2. ^ Freeman, Paul (2013-01-16). "Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: Northwestern New Jersey". Retrieved 2013-07-04.
  3. ^ FAA's Airport/Facility Directory, 2013-05-02 & 2013-06-27 editions

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