Francis S. Gabreski Airport (FOK)

Runway 15/33 Rehabilitation - Updated 07/11/2016

Phase 1 is complete!  The project included removal and replacement of runway pavement from the numbers of Runway 33 to the intersection of Runway 6/24 including pavement grooving and marking.  

Phase 2, from the Runway 15 threshold to the Runway 6/24 intersection, is expected to begin in the fall.  Check NOTAMS and this site for future updates.  Click on "On Line Documents" to view map of construction areas.

Visit the Apron Café for Breakfast or Lunch 

Located on the airfield at the Terminal Apron at the base of the Control Tower.  Serving breakfast and lunch every day except Tuesday.  Call 631-684-9996 or visit them on Facebook.

July 2016 - NEW Drone Requirements

See FAA website for latest information -

Updated Rules Begin August 2016 -

All aircraft weighing more than 0.55 pounds and less than 55 pounds including payloads such as on-board cameras, must be registered with the Federal Aviation Administration.

Anyone planning to operate their drone in the vicinity of the airport must contact the Airport Manager and Air Traffic Control Tower prior to any operations within Class D Airspace (within 5 miles of the airport). 

     Air Traffic Control Tower Phone Number for Drone Operations - 631-723-7193

     Airport Managers Office (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm) – 631-852-8095

Follow all rules and guidelines.  Be safe and do not interfere with other aircraft flying to and from the airport. Any potentially unsafe operations can be denied use of the airspace. 


Francis S. Gabreski Airport is a general aviation airport located on 1,451 acres in the Town of Southampton on eastern Long Island. Owned and operated by the County of Suffolk, the Airport has 3 Runways including one 9,000 feet long - among Long Island's longest.

The Airport is utilized by private aviation, corporate businesses, and air taxi services. Fixed Based Operator (FBO) SheltAir, provides services including fuel, parking and aircraft services.  They can be reached at phone number, 631 288-9866 or 631 288-5453.

Gabreski Airport is home to the 106th Rescue Wing of the Air National Guard - a very important entity to Suffolk County, New York State, and the Nation. 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. Visit their web site at

The Airport is also home of the Hampton Business District, an Industrial Park which planned for over 400,000 square feet of industrial and office space.   The first 60,000 square foot building was completed in 2014. The Park promotes economic growth for the local community by coordinated and creative development of the site and is suitable for multiple uses. The collaborative vision of the Town and County for the APDD site is that it will be developed as a corporate center with emphasis on high-technology, homeland security, and communications industries. Follow this link for more information -


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