Long Island Airpark is an airport community located in Catawba County, North Carolina on the beautiful shoreline of Lake Norman. Nestled on a peninsula surrounded by Lake Norman, Long Island is a haven for aviation enthusiasts both land and water based. NC26 has a 3,000 x 100 foot lighted turf runway, a seaplane ramp, and boating docks, in a family-friendly community. The airport has many experimental aircraft owners/builders in residence, and many community members are active in EAA Chapter 309, with weekly build nights at nearby Lake Norman Airport.
Airport is unattended: Call 1-877-FLY-NC26 (1-877-359-6226) for information and permission to land.
The airport hosts an annual fly-in event on the last Saturday in September (rain day is usually Sunday), and residents host frequent holiday parties year round (Independence Day, Memorial Day, Halloween, Christmas, New Year’s Day, etc.).