BLAIRSTOWN AIRPORT & GLIDERPORT
blairstownairport.com | 36 Lambert Road Blairstown, New Jersey 07825
The Blairstown Airport (FAA LID: 1N7) is a public-use airport located just minutes from I-80. It is only five miles from the scenic Delaware Water Gap and Kittatinny Ridge; 65 miles from New York City; and 100 miles from Philadelphia. In 2014, the airport had an average of 54 general aviation aircraft operations per day.
It is privately owned by J.D. Air Inc. and offers a wide range of facilities from Flight Instruction to Hangar space to Aviation Services. Jersey Ridge Soaring and Orlandi Flight Center are both based at the Blairstown Airport; as is Donna’s Runway Café which provides comfort food with great views of the airport and runways.
Soaring is one of the ultimate outdoor adventures.
Jersey Ridge Soaring’s FAA certified pilots will accompany you on a breathtaking ride that will have you floating above some of the most scenic landscapes in the country. Enjoy splendid views of the Kittatiny Mountains and Delaware Water Gap as you ride in their single passenger glider or share the beauty with someone else in their two-passenger glider.
They even offer training for individuals interested in becoming certified as a private or commercial glider pilot or instructor. The Aero Club Albatross offers memberships after students complete flight training.
Learn more about Jersey Ridge Soaring by visiting their website.
Flight Training and Scenic Tours
Enhance your life through aviation.
If you want to experience real freedom; the thrill of piloting an airplane; the satisfaction of mastering new skills; a new outlook on life; and an unparalleled sense of accomplishment, then you want to fly.
Orlandi Flight Center is a full-service pilot training and aviation services company eager to help you accomplish anything you desire in aviation.
If you would prefer to just sit back and experience the wonders of flight, than an air tour or airplane ride is for you. Escape from your ground-bound routine and literally lift your spirits by taking a flight in their aircraft.
Learn more about Orlandi Flight Center by visiting their website.
Aero Club Albatross (ACA)
A flying club for glider pilots.
Aero Club Albatross provides a wide variety of soaring conditions: thermal, wave, and ridge lift while accessing hundreds of miles of beautiful, rolling ridges, that stretch across Pennsylvania and beyond.
They occasionally achieve climbs to 9,000 feet in thermals or 12,000 feet or more in wave lift. On clear visibility days and with enough altitude, flyers can see the Catskill Mountains, the Hudson River, and the skyline of New York City.
Learn more about Aero Club Albatross by visiting their website.