Description You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky.~Amelia EarhartA small plane at the Wurtsboro Airport, Wurtsboro, New York, USA (Sullivan County). Composed in Photoshop.Wurtsboro-Sullivan County Airport (FAA LID: N82) is a privately owned, public-use airport located two nautical miles northeast of the central business district of Wurtsboro, inSullivan County, New York, United States. It is commonly called Wurtsboro Airport.It is believed to be the oldest operating glider airport in the nation. The airport is located along Route 209 and the D & H Canal in the town of Mamakating, county of Sullivan, NY.Before it was an airport, it was the Helm Family farm. The first known operator of the Wurtsboro Airport was Lee Lord, he gave flying lessons in the 1920-30's. In the 1940's Wurtsboro Airport was bought by Anthony Barone Sr., and his wife Theresa from Hoboken, NJ. Anthony raised his family on the airport, in the old homestead that used to reside there. The Barones kept it a family business for many years, with both George and his sister Patricia running the business. Patricia and George ran a very well known airport offering glider and airplane rides, lessons and rental with many private clientele from New York City. Including the late Christopher Reeve, who used to fly gliders out of the airport.The airport is located on Barone Road in the town of Mamakating, just north of the village of Wurtsboro. In 2006 the airport was acquired by Shalom Lamm. The airport still offers scenic airplane and glider rides today, as well as flying lessons, aircraft rental and aircraft maintenance.
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