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A midsized private jet refueling at East Hampton Airport on a recent Friday afternoon.
Commuter helicopters refueling at East Hampton Airport during a busy summer season.
The estate of the late Ben and Bonnie Krupinski, who owned the largest hangar at East Hampton Airport is among the groups that have asked a court to stop the town from closing the airport, even temporarily.
Town officials say that the FAA has assured them that the airport will be able to reopen with the use of its control tower and critical weather reporting equipment if the shift to a private airport is put off until May, though some instrument flight information may still not not be available for some time.
Some aircraft may still face challenges coming into East Hampton Airport without instrument flight guidance information.
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