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Francis S. Gabreski Airport

US / New York
Listed By: Suffolk County Cultural Arts & Film
Location ID: #999-11560
Suffolk County's Francis S. Gabreski Airport, is a general aviation facility, which enjoys a 9,000 foot runway (among Long Island's longest after JFK International). The airport was named after Colonel Francis Stanley Gabreski in 1991, a decorated WWII and Korean War veteran who also commanded the Suffolk County Airport late in his career. Learn more about Colonel Gabreski below. The Airport is utilized by corporate businesses, private aviation and air taxi services. Fixed based operator (FBO), SheltAir Aviation, phone number 631 288-9866 fax number 631 288-5453 provides aviation services to the airport users. Gabreski Airport is also home to the 106th Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard which operates and maintains the only rescue aircraft in the northeastern United States. With long range flying capabilities the 106th operates over-water search and rescue missions, from the Azores to the Bahamas. The unit also assists in disaster relief and other state emergencies. The 106th Rescue Wing, New York Air National Guard, is the parent organization of the Oldest Air National Guard unit in the Country, the 102nd Rescue Squadron tracing its roots back to the 1st Aero Squadron which was formed in 1908 in New York.

Location Category:

  • AIRPORTS - [general]

Architecture Style:

  • Government

Location Address

S Perimeter Rd,
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
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Contact Details

Suffolk County Cultural Arts & Film
100 Veterans Memorial Highway
11th Floor
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone: 631-853-4834
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