Flying Field Availablity

 There will be a Polo event Saturday September 13. So no flying this day..



If you are at the field and it is unavailable for flying, and if you are registered to the website then Please click "EDIT ITEM" at the top right of this page so you can post the closing information on this page to let other members know before they decide to drive to the field.After you have posted the info click "SAVE" again on the top right. Thank you.

There will be polo every Sunday starting around 12 PM and also practice every Wed. afternoon starting around 5PM.

When the field is open for use; Please remember you may not fly alone! A spotter with a valid "OPEN" A.M.A. membership is required. (A.M.A. "Parkflyer" membership is not valid at this flying field!)

Remember, no flying is permitted while anyone is on the field! If you are flying, and when any other events people arrive, please bring your plane down immediately!

Please visit this page often to get the latest Whitman Flyers Flying Filed Availability or Closing Dates. Most closings are based on the Polo Field game schedule and the Soccer Clubs schedule. For more information call the Bethpage State Park directly: (516) 249-0700 ext. 6



Click here to view the Flying Field Directions Map

From the East or West :
• Take Long Island Expressway (Route 495) to Exit 44 South (Seaford\OysterBay Expressway-Route 135).
• Take Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway south to Exit 8 - Powell Ave.
• Take Exit 8 east to the park.
• Take your first left heading north into the park.
• Parking will be at the picnic area.


Alternate Route From the East or West :
• Take Southern State Parkway to Exit 28A-North - Route 135 (Seaford/Oyster Bay Expressway).
• Take Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway north to Exit 8 - Powell Ave.
• Turn left after exiting and then you will turn left again (after roughly 25 yards) into Bethpage State Park.
• Take the entry road to the picnic area for parking.
• Parking will be at the picnic area.