Travel back in time and experience the Golden Age of Flight at Vansant Airport. Located in scenic Bucks County (about 70 miles west of New York City and 75 minutes by road from Philadelphia) Vansant offers rides and instructions in a number of styles of small planes including: one- and two-passenger gliders; a Cessna 150; a Stearman and Great Lakes as well as the famous Tiger Moth, Piper J3 Cub and the 1940's classic Aeronca 7A Champ.
Freedom's Wings International, a therapeutic recreational program for paraplegic pilots, is locally based at the airport.
At any given time, privately-owned vintage airplanes take off and land here. Bring the family, bring a picnic and enjoy the show.
Location coordinates: N40-20.05; W075-05.97
Pattern Altitudes: 1300 MSL light aircraft, 1190 MSL gliders
5-23 1,340 x 200 turf, trees 23 (gliders only) 7-25 x 120 turf, trees 25, road 7
Charts: New York
Power planes to remain outside glider traffic pattern and avoid flying directly over the airport.
Gliders use powerplane runway for landings to the west
Takeoffs and landings prohibited on Runway 5
Airport closed for transient traffic December thru April
Intensive flight, glider, aerobatics and ballooning
Hours: 9am to sunset
Fuel: 100LL, self service
FBO On Field:
Bird of Paradise