Melrose Landing Airpark 

One of Floridas best kept Secrets

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Melrose Airpark

This is an aerial view of the Melrose Landing Airpark paved runway. There is a grass runway that continues to the Southwest.

Classic Stearman

Rob Varney giving rides in his Stearman

The Mooney Hangar

The view out of Rob McGuires Hangar with his Mooneys

The Flight line

A view of the flight line during the annual Chili Cook-Off

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Welcome to Melrose Landing


Planning a Flight to Melrose

If you are planning to fly into Melrose Landing Please Notify the Airport Manager Prior to Arrival. Airport Manager via email

Non Standard Runway Traffic Pattern

Runway 5  RIGHT Traffic
Runway 23 LEFT Traffic


Our Community

Up in the sand hills east of Gainesville sits a quiet community with a very nice paved, lighted runway. The long needle pine and turkey oaks hide an abundant deer population and a bunch of pilots and non-pilots. This is a private airstrip, if you are not a member you need to request permission from a member to Fly-In. Take a look at a Flight Guide type chart for the airport.

We are dedicated in providing Florida's Premier Aviation Community. Upon your approach into Melrose Landing using runway 5, please use right pattern and using runway 23, please use left pattern. While flying downwind, you will have a beautiful view of Long Lake to the East and Cue Lake to the west. Turning on final, you will see all of the beautiful large lots, 100 year old oak trees, towering long needle pines, some palm trees and all of the fine amenities that Melrose Landing has to offer. Come and take a walk through the nature trail where Florida's Wildlife abounds. Come forget the stress of the big city and relax in the serene setting of grand estates and a lighted runway.

Melrose Landing is the perfect place to land your airplane and taxi to your home - Every airport lot has direct access to airstrip!! After landing, you can park your plane at your front door and go horseback riding out the back door. The area is one of those great Florida escapes where you can find any type of wildlife imaginable. Gainesville and The University of Florida are within a 25 minute drive from the airport.

Melrose Landing offers the finest amenities such as underground electricity, a community center, and a utility storage area. The runway is 4600' x 150' with the NE 3400' Asphalt and the SW 1200' Turf. Also, the runway has lights from dusk to dawn for your convenience. Two acre lots range from $55,000 on up, and five acre lots range from $100,000 on up, depending on location. Existing homes on a 5 acre lot range from $175,000 and up. Protective Covenants and Restrictions apply to every lot, and were developed to protect the property owners.

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