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Francis S. Gabreski Airport

Francis S Gabreski Airport
USGS aerial image, 8 April 1994
Airport information
Airport typePublic / Military (ANG)
OwnerCounty of Suffolk
ServesWesthampton Beach, New York
Elevation20 m (67 ft)
Aircraft operations434223
Based aircraft107

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Francis S. Gabreski Airport is a county-owned, civil airport located 3 NM (0 km) north of the central business district of Westhampton Beach, in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, United States. It is approximately 80 mi (128.7 km) east of New York City.

Known as Suffolk County Air Force Base until 1969, then Suffolk County Airport until 1991, when it was renamed in honor of Francis S. Gabreski, a flying ace in World War II who was the commander of the 52nd Fighter-Interceptor Wing at the base from 1964 through November 1967 when he retired.

The airport is both a general aviation facility utilized by corporate businesses, private aviation and air taxi services and an Air National Guard (ANG) base used by the 106th Rescue Wing (106 RQW), an Air Combat Command (ACC)-gained of the New York Air National Guard, which is also based here.

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