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Maine Skies: Classic Aviation Adventure!
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Pittsfield, ME
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Over 45ft
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Same Day Requests
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Pets Allowed
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Extra Nights on Request
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Electric Hookups Available
15A and 30A available.
Generators Allowed
This Host allows you to use your generator.
About
Take to the skies with a fascinating twist on RV camping at a unique location that celebrates the history of human-powered flight. Spread your wings and park your rig on the grounds of a revered aviation education center, where the spirit of vintage aircraft is always in the air. This pastoral setting offers a long, 2,500-foot grass airstrip that serves as the home base for classic planes that have seen the best of times in aviation. As an RV camper, you're invited to bask in the glory of timeless aircraft and hangars that dot the landscape, amidst the gentle rolling fields that capture the essence of pastoral serenity. Whether you're an aviation buff, an aspiring pilot, or simply seeking a camping spot off the beaten path, this destination offers an inspiring stay under the wing of history. Embrace the opportunity to immerse yourself in educational experiences and gain insight into the heritage of aviation, a draw for enthusiasts and families alike. Connect with the past while enjoying the comforts of today in your home-on-wheels. In this haven for aviators and travelers, you're not just stopping for the night; you're becoming part of a story that soars through decades of airborne adventures. Settle into a unique RV camping experience where every sunrise primes you for takeoff into an exciting day of learning and exploration. Remember to reach out to the hosts for information on any special programs or opportunities to delve deeper into the world of classic aviation during your stay.
Opening Hours
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suitability
Pets Allowed
You know your pet, use your judgment; we do have dogs that frequent the property off leash so please be aware of how your animal will react to an encounter.
Electric Hookup Available: 15A, 30A
Generators Allowed
Generators are allowed but please be courteous of others if there are any other guests on the property. Let us remember camping should be peaceful and not filled for hours on end with generator racket. Recommend no earlier than 8am and no later than 10pm.
Slideouts Allowed
Amenities
Birding & Wildlife Viewing
Festivals
Hiking
Historical Exhibit
Picnic/Patio Area
Availability
Same Day Requests
Yes
Response Time
Typically responds within a few hours
Accepts Requests Between
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Extra Nights
Extra Nights Available: Up to 3
Extra Nights Fee: $35/night
Extra Nights Details
Please coordinate with Host for best parking area if you are planning on an extended stay so we can make sure your rig will not be in the way of daily operations.
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Parking & Arrival
Please use judgement based on ground conditions and size of rig before driving on grass. If you are worried about driving on the grass, please feel free to message us so we can give you specific instructions based on the conditions and your rig. In most cases we have parking available around the arch hangar and to the south end of the runway. We can coordinate other spots around the property on a case-by-case basis. Please use our website (https://maineflying.org/stay-with-us) for a pictorial view of designated camping areas.
Max Rig Size:
Over 45 ft
Parking Spaces:
5
Parking Surface:
Grass
Parking Method:
Pull-Through, Back-In
Check-In:
7:00 AM - 11:59 PM ET
Check-Out:
Before 11:00 AM ET
Check-In Method:
Head to Spot
House Rules
Do not drive on the runway. If walking near runway or on it to access trails please be cognizant of aircraft traffic. Leash pets if aircraft are present. Please be careful of children near aircraft as well.
Items to Purchase
Maine Center for Classic Aviation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We love to share our airfield with the community. If you are interested and enjoyed your stay, we kindly ask that you donate a tax-deductible amount of your choosing to support Maine Center for Classic Aviation and Thompson Airfield maintenance efforts.
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