On September 8, 1975 , the Authority acquired the Essex County Airport (CDW) from Curtiss-Wright Corporation.  The Airport is located on Passaic Avenue in the Township of Fairfield, NJ.  The airport is a general aviation airport and is comprised of two hundred and seventy eight acres of property. It has two main runways and offers Fixed Based Operations, tie-downs, T-hangars, aircraft avionics and maintenance and flight school training.  

The Airport is also an economic stimulator for the area generating employment opportunities, as well as, having a significant impact on the local economy.  Also, the Airport’s location to the areas major cities offers businesses easy commuting access without the delays accompanied by commercial travel.

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