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Whether you’re an aviation enthusiast or simply enjoy convenience, a private airstrip, helipad, or hangar are the ultimate amenities to experience the joy of aviation.
At these residential properties around the US, these remarkable properties allow aviation enthusiasts the freedom to fly at a moment’s notice. This means that you can embark on impromptu weekend getaways, enjoy scenic flights with family or friends, explore remote destinations in your area, or travel for something as simple as a round of golf a few cities away.
There are even homes in private aviation residential communities that bring together like-minded enthusiasts. No matter the reason, these homes take aviation seriously—with sleek, custom hangars and airstrips in the middle of the unspoiled wilderness.
Located within the prestigious Aero Club aviation community, this $11 million estate pairs elegant, modern design with world-class amenities. Situated on a 1.3-acre parcel, the home features seven bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms, 3.5 kitchens, and a resort-style backyard with a 50-foot heated pool and hot tub that fits 12. There’s also a 4,500-square-foot hangar with 22-foot ceilings and white high-polished epoxy floors—a decidedly chic space to store your small planes, helicopters, cars, or RVs.
Port Orange, Florida
This 3.4-acre property in Port Orange, Florida, listed for $6.25 million, is located in Spruce Creek Fly-In, one of the world’s most famous residential aviation communities. The neighborhood is situated around Spruce Creek Airport, where aviation-obsessed residents can practice their unique hobby or simply fly themselves home. This specific property has two private on-site hangars suitable for most business jets, general aviation aircraft, helicopters, boats, or cars. The airstrip is a 4,000-by-175-foot paved runway and membership to the aviation club is optional.
This fly-in Texas home, listed for $14.25 million, spans 25 acres and has a Spanish-style main house, a 3,000-square-foot pool house, and a Parisian-style guest villa to host all your closest family and friends. The amenity-filled home includes a complete fitness center, a sports court for tennis, basketball, pickleball, and volleyball, plus a driving range, solar farm, putting gree, and outdoor entertaining areas. What’s more, there’s a helipad and hangar for storing small planes, helicopters, boats, ATVs, and more.
This $14.75 million property at Alpine Airpark, one of Wyoming’s most famous airparks, pairs your dream rustic western-style cabin with convenient in-and-out fly-in access. Located just 35 miles from Jackson Hole, the turnkey property was originally built in the 1980s but fully renovated 14 years ago. There’s a main house and two guest houses, including a hangar home. The hangar features glue-lam beams and a rustic design and fits smaller jets and other boats, cars, or toys.
This $4.1 million aviation-ready property in Yorkville, just north of the Sonoma County line, has a modern architecturally significant main residence made of rammed earth, steel, and glass. It unites residents with nature from the floor-to-ceiling glass walls and doors with endless views over the Sonoma area. There is smart home technology, a solar-heated salt swimming pool, a yurt, guest cabins, and a convenient private airstrip and hangar for easy access.
The former home of Apple co-founder Mike Markkula, last listed in 2020 for $37.5 million, is a 14,000-square-foot ranch in Carmel, California with a main residence, guest house, staff quarters, and its very own 2,900-foot paved airstrip and helipad. Here you have a working cattle ranch, barns, riding area for equestrians, a lake, and many creeks. Though it’s just 15 minutes from Carmel Valley Village, the private airstrip is convenient and provides a dramatic sense of arrival.
Couer d’Alene, Idaho
Sold in 2020, Sky Pine Estate on Lake Couer d’Alene in Idaho sits on 18 acres and is a one-of-a-kind western compound with a 16,000-square-foot house, boat house, beach, lake access, and unspoiled land. The lucky owner is surely an aviation enthusiast, as the home comes with a private helipad and not one but two private jet hangars and a nearby airport that may as well be private. The best part? You can land at the nearby airport and take your helicopter to your property’s private helipad.