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Katama Airfield

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Address: 12 Mattakesett Way, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539-7904

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Exciting flight

We flew in from NYC and out to Boston a few days later for something exciting. Friendly airport staff made our trips easy. The gusty and bumpy flight to Boston was an unreal small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
ladybug4158
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Manhattan, Il
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Manhattan, Il
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We flew in from NYC and out to Boston a few days later for something exciting. Friendly airport staff made our trips easy. The gusty and bumpy flight to Boston was an unreal small plane adventure !

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Thank ladybug4158
Lymm, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The airfield was recommended to me and was one of the few grass strips which are on the approved list from my rental company back in Bedford. We picked it as an alternative to the main Martha's Vinyard airport and were very pleased with the runway and the help we got from the airfield staff. Identifying the runways from the... More 

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Thank Andrew M
Providence, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

we gave a biplane ride as a gift to our 75 year old mother and aunt. It was on mom's bucket list. They had no idea until we arrived at the air field but quickly accepted the challenge and away they went. Smitty, their pilot was fantastic!!!!! His fun personality and wealth of knowledge about the island truly added to... More 

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Thank renee726
California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Such a wonderful restaurant - the owner is a sweet heart friendly and a hard worker. They upgraded their menu this year having a much better selection and variety. It is always fun to watch the planes both arrive and leave... Usually there is a long wait but that's ok - the restaurant owner invested in some fun outdoor games... More 

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Thank jdkahn15
Reston, Virginia, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We love the airfield! My husband's father kept an airplane here. I recommend the thrilling biplane rides and the great food and view at the Right Fork Diner. My husband and I spend hours here watching the airplanes!

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Thank Kathryn J
New Vernon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

We were there when Obama was on vacation so we got to meet his secret service. We did the Chappaquidick Edgartown flight. It was so much fun seeing everything on a beautiful clear day. Seeing the beaches as well as our house was very cool. Will definitely do it again this summer

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1 Thank Esqbaby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

This small airport is fun for kids and aviation geeks. Small light planes land and take off on the grass. There is also an antique bi-plane that offers rides. On a recent visit we saw other interesting vintage airplanes landing and taking off. Kids of all ages love this place and the diner there only open in the high season... More 

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Thank Lovejerez
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

In Katama airfield also known as 1B2 is one of the finest grass airports on the island and it is known for its famous biplane rides. You can get the option for the thrill ride which includes barrel rolls, hammer heads and loops. You can also just do the tour. There is a 15 minute a 25, 35, 45 and... More 

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Both of us were fitted to a parachute and could easily get into the front seat of the biplane. We were the given a leather helmet and goggles to put on. The goggles do fit over smaller framed prescription glasses. It was difficult to hear with the speaker system but we were able to hear the pilot, Mike, who did... More 

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Westchester, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

While you are waiting for your breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the Right Fork Diner you can pass the time away enjoying watching the takeoff and landing of the biplane tour ride operator or other area locals flying in and landing for the day or weekend.

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