Ocean County Airport
Berkeley Township, New Jersey
Airport Improvements

Airport Improvement Plan Picnic Area Obstruction Removal Obstruction Removal Click on Map Key for more information  l   Future Development Plan - Spring 2012 (PDF)

Current Projects  
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Obstruction Removal

Topsoil StrippingIn accordance with FAA regulations, and in keeping with the 2012 Memorandum of Agreement between the Pinelands Commission and the County of Ocean, approximately 80 acres of vegetative obstructions were topped or removed in the vicinity of Runway 6-24. Tree crown reduction was performed in approximately 75% of the project area. Where tree removal was implemented, minimal ground disturbance occurred. This project augmented Airport safety while minimizing disruptions to wildlife habitation.

Engineering Consultant:C&S Engineers, Inc.
Contractor:Downes Tree Service, Inc.
Environmental Consultant:DuBois Environmental Consultants, LLC
Completed:March 2015
Total Cost:$1,550,597
Federal Funding:$1,395,537
State Funding:$77,530

Picnic Area

Picnic AreaOcean County Airport’s picnic area provides an open-air environment for patrons of the Airpark to congregate and view the airfield. Designed by the Ocean County Department of Planning, the picnic area is situated on the site of the original terminal building.

Completed: March 2015

Crosswind Runway

New Crosswind Runway - Click for GalleryRunway 14-32 is the first new runway to be constructed in New Jersey since 1983. This project is the result of a years-long collaborative effort on the part of the County of Ocean, the FAA, the Pinelands Commission, and other stakeholders. The 3,600 foot asphalt runway was constructed in two phases and incorporated several environmentally protective measures. These included the construction of snake habitats and the transplantation of the rare flowering plant, the Sickle-Leaved Golden Aster, away from the project area. The “Crosswind Runway” has greatly improved safety for pilots of smaller aircraft.

Engineering Consultant:C&S Engineers, Inc.
Contractor:C.J. Hesse, Inc.
Environmental Consultant:Amy S. Greene, Inc.
Completed:February 2014
Total Cost:$8,255,213
Federal Funding:$7,429,690
State Funding:$341,964

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