Air Museum Network – Connecting You with Aviation History

Historic Airport forced to shut down due to Trump’s “Summer White House”

Erwinna, PA — President Trump is planning to use his Bedminster golf club as his weekend home.  A special Temporary Flight Restriction will be activated on those weekends which means that no general aviation flying will be allowed in a 10-mile radius and no flying without a flight plan in a 10-30-mile radius.  So Van Sant, who offers biplane rides and glider rides, mainly on weekends, will be shut down.

Van Zant Airport Erwinna, PA

Van Sant Airport Erwinna, PA

This shutdown will greatly affect the operations at the historic airport and put its future in doubt.  In order to keep the airport going a, GoFundMe campaign has been established in order to keep the airport going.

You can help to keep the Van Sant Airport going by donating to their GoFundMe page by clicking here.

Learn more about the historic Van Sant Airport by clicking here.

 

 

Leave a Reply