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Getting to East Hampton by Air
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Flying High

If you deplane before you head all the way out East, here’s the rundown on the distance from New York’s airports:

Obviously arriving at a Hamptons airport saves you NYC traffic but Hamptons traffic from one village to another can consume all the time you’ve saved.  So plan to arrive early or late to avoid congestion on country roads.

  • East Hampton Airport – Located about 2 miles from the village of East Hampton.
  • Westhampton Beach – Located about – Located about 25mi west of East Hampton, Francis S. Gabreski airport as this airport is known can service much larger aircraft. It is often a reliever airport for East Hampton (HTO) in bad weather and on peak holidays.
  • Montauk Airport Located about four miles from Montauk on East Lake Drive in Montauk, the 3500-foot runway has pilot-controlled lighting, Shuttle bus to the beach for pilots and outdoor showers for departing beach-goers.  Three fine restaurants within walking distance of the airport, and beautiful County Park beaches at the northeast end of Runway 6/24.

Private Air

Considering arriving by private jet? Here are our picks for the more Hamptons-centric of the carriers.

Evo Jets

East Hampton private jet charter is an evoJets specialty, many of their most valued clients call Long Island oasis home for many months of the year. With a huge network available in the New York area, evoJets offers safe, convenient transportation to and from any airport in the world to the Hamptons. https://www.evojets.com/private-jet-charter-flights-to-east-hampton-ny_164.html

Fly The Whale (Seaplane)

Fly The Whale offers seaplane flights between the Hamptons and Manhattan taking just 35 minutes to arrive at The East Hampton Airport.  Flights depart April through October from New York Skyports Marina (2430 FDR Drive Service Rd E allowing for easy access to the FDR drive, car & taxi service.) https://www.flythewhale.com/flight-information/#the-hamptons


Book seats to the Hamptons on existing shared flights departing from around the world. Seats are offered on member-created flights and flights initiated and pre-scheduled by JetSmarter or its partners. https://jetsmarter.com/about

Newport Jets

Newport Jets provides private jet charter flights in and out of The Hamptons. The company’s private jet travel team is available to arrange local Hamptons jet charter service. Their experienced and professional concierge team will not only handle jet charter flights, but will plan your ground transportation, and recommend first class hotel accommodations in The Hamptons. https://www.newportjets.com/the-hamptons-new-york-private-jet-charter

Paramount Jets

Paramount Business Jets offers private jet flights to and from the Hamptons, in any size aircraft with as little as four hours notice. Offering tailored solutions to best fit the client’s mission, their portfolio includes over 4000 of the world’s safest and most luxurious private jets, each hand-picked and checked for safety and quality by a global team of aviation experts. https://www.paramountbusinessjets.com/cities/hamptons-ny-usa.html

Prince Jets

Charter a private jet to the Hamptons with Prince Jets to arrive in style and on time without long drives or having to NYC  traffic. The Prince team will take care of all the details so clients can relax and enjoy not only the flight but also the stay. https://www.princejets.com/jet-charter-locations/hamptons-new-york

Private Fly

PrivateFly can arrange both private jet and helicopter flights to/from the Hamptons, whether planned or last minute. https://www.privatefly.com/us/inspirational-jet-flights/hamptons-by-private-jet-and-helicopter

Prive Jets

Privé Jets, offers access to over 6,000 aircraft Worldwide so a trip to the Hamptons can booked on demand with as little as four hours notice.  The ideal private aircraft is just a phone call away. https://privejets.com/private-jet-contact-us/charter-request

Stratos Jet

Stratos Jet Charters aviation consultants will offer the knowledge needed to make the best-informed buying decision when booking private jets to The Hamptons, New York. Your East Hampton or West Hampton charter flight can be arranged with as little as four hour’s notice. https://www.stratosjets.com/jet-charter-flights/the-hamptons-new-york

Talon Air Jets

Anticipating and exceeding clients’ expectations  is Talon Air’s credo making them a leader in the private air charter industry where reputations are made and maintained through service and lost by overlooking important details especially where travels to the Hamptons are concerned. Talon is committed to providing programs and services to ensure that Talon’s private jet charters exceed client expectations on every flight to or from the Hamptons. http://www.talonairjets.com/east-hampton-hto-private-jet-charter

Tradewind Aviation

Experience the ultimate in convenience and comfort with a private charter directly into any of the Hamptons airports. Their modern fleet of Pilatus PC-12s is perfectly suited for regional flights from the New York City, Connecticut, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Pittsburgh areas and beyond! The Tradewind-operated Swiss-build Pilatus PC-12 features a pressurized cabin, air-conditioning, and comfortable seating for 8 passengers with a full complement of luggage. https://www.flytradewind.com/private-charter/east-hampton/ https://www.flytradewind.com/private-charter/west-hampton-beach/ https://www.flytradewind.com/private-charter/montauk/

Coptering In?


Reimagining aviation, Blade is bringing precision and style back to aviation. Where every flight is an unforgettable experience. Their mantra: Book a Flight in Seconds and On Your Own Terms. Fly aboard helicopters, seaplanes, and jets across the world or simply across town. https://blade.flyblade.com/


Looking for extra safety precautions when ‘coptering out East: Foxtrot is the only brand in aviation to operate its own equipment (Helicopters), providing clients’ with greater flexibility and direct-to-consumer economics. https://www.flyfoxtrot.com

Heli Ny

Taking a quick trip to the airport or heading to the Hamptons for the weekend, a heli-copter charter is a quick, easy, and comfortable alternative for travel in and out of the New York City area. Enjoy the comfort of a spacious cabin that seats up to six and is equipped with heat and air conditioning as well as a Bose stereo system to help you relax and enjoy the ride. https://heliny.com

Helicopter Charter NYC

Those looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, skip the traffic, and take a private helicopter charter to the Hamptons can work directly with the flight concierge at Helicopter Charter NYC to head out east in luxury. http://www.helicoptercharternyc.com

Wings Air

Wings Air Helicopters was the first helicopter charter company to be based out of Westchester County Airport (KHPN) in White Plains, N.Y.  Avid advocates of airborne travel, for this firm, flying is not merely an occupation, but a passion.  Their helicopter charter fleet includes top-of-the-line charter and training helicopters, currently flying an average of 3,500 hours per year without incident to  destinations including the East End of Long  Island. https://wingsair.net


Zip Aviation handles more charter passengers per year than any other helicopter company in New York City, it’s the only company based out of New York with the fastest non-stop departures out of the Downtown Manhattan Heliport, the VIP heliport at West 30th Street, the East 34th Street Heliport, and Fairfield, New Jersey. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. https://zipaviation.com

After you landed…

There are several options for getting from any of the airports to East Hampton or any of the other villages or hamlets in the Hamptons. See options for local transportation in East Hampton

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