STT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16892 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (12 years 5 months 3 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1115 times:
The airfield is primarily used for helios, the NYPD, NYFD, Coast Guard and several other State and Federal agencies keep their helios there.
The field was a military field from WWI-WWII, not sure when it closed. It was never really and option to expand for commercial use because of it's location and size. It's surrounded by Gateway National recreation area.