STT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 17015 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (12 years 10 months 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1202 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.