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2020:

The Lazaretto Restoration is complete. Landscaping and development of the waterfront is underway. A 2020 Splash-in planned for August 1 was cancelled.

 

Events:

Training:

No aircraft are based at Essington at this time. Here are ideas for seaplane sightseeing and training:

Roatan Aviation (Amphib training in New Jersey)
Chesapeake Sport Pilot (Searey training in Maryland)
Southern Maryland Seaplanes (PA12)
Brown’s Seaplane Base (Cubs in Florida)

Improvements:

The township is refurbishing the Lazareeto House and the grounds. This is a proposed layout that includes plans for seaplane operations.

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Pilot proposal:

A small pilot group has provided proposals for improvements to accommodate seaplane operations:

Development Ideas Presentation [Large PDF]