DOOR COUNTY, WIS. – The spirit is strong on the Door County Peninsula in Wisconsin with a new commission chairman of Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport (3D2), support from the Village of Ephraim and the Town of Gibraltar, and an airport development project underway. Pilot Jon Neville is chairman. Two other pilots and three people who are not pilots join Neville on the commission.
The airport master plan has been approved with an area designated for up to seven new hangars; the main runway (14/32) has been cracked filled, resurfaced and remarked; and an AWOS system will be installed in 2013.
Car rental is now available from Memorial Day through October, and bicycles are available for use free of charge!
The Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport (3D2) has two runways: 14/32, 2700 X 60 feet (paved) and 01/19, 2345 X 80 feet (turf). There is a modern self-service fuel system, and tie-downs are $12.00 per night. Restrooms are open 24/7.
For additional information or assistance with ground transportation, contact Jon Neville at 414-791-4522, Dave Thomas at 920-421-1175, or the Village of Gibraltar at 920-868-1714.
The Friends of Ephraim/Gibraltar Airport has a courtesy van available as well on a first come, first serve basis (www.friendsofephraimgibraltarairport.com).
For tourism information, see www.doorcounty.com.