Big South Fork Airpark Community Announces Completion Of Housing Development Phase, Including Utilities, Services, And Infrastructure

March 10, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Oneida, Tenn. March 10, 2010 — Big South Fork Airpark, an aviation and equestrian community adjacent to the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area 50 miles north of Knoxville, has completed Phase 1 of their development, announcing properties available for sale.

Airparks, or fly-in communities, are usually privately owned and specifically designed around an airport. Residents can come and go using their own airplanes, while enjoying convenient access to hangars and the airpark runway. Inspired by a love of flying and the pure beauty of the Big South Fork country, Gary Gallagher, Bill Armstrong and Tom Donald of the Big South Fork Airpark began planning the community in 2006. According to Bill, "When we first laid eyes on this property, we immediately knew what we would be doing for the next 10 years. This place is a perfect fit for the aviator, the equestrian, and anyone who loves the outdoors."

The Big South Fork Airpark ( has enjoyed early success with over 19 properties and homes sold or reserved in the initial development phase. However, houses at the peaceful community are still available (, and work on the next phase has already begun. With the announcement of phase one completion, all infrastructure and amenities are in place, including fiber optics, natural gas, city water and sewer, roads, hangars, airport access, equestrian and hiking trails, equestrian training areas and stables. Every current and future home site has easy access to all of the exciting activities in the area. By setting strict rules about how and where homes could be built, the community has worked hard to leave the environment intact, preserving its natural beauty for the residents, while providing the luxury of modern facilities.

One of the most unique features of the Big South Fork Airpark Community is that it also offers a full-care, full-boarding equestrian facility (, truly catering to aviation and horse enthusiasts alike. The 450 acres of the BSF Airpark connect directly to 180 additional miles of horse trails in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area.

BSFA offers 1-3 acre home sites, starting at $99,000. Two personal hangars, starting at $95,000, are still available. BSFA grounds total 450 acres and include a 5,500 foot runway with 4 instrument approaches served by the Scott County Airport complete with on-site maintenance facilities and 24 hour fuel. There are endless outdoor activities in the bordering Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area including: camping, hiking, fishing, hunting and river rafting.

About Big South Fork Airpark
Big South Fork Airpark, a residential fly-in community, provides and active lifestyle and beautiful living for aviators and equestrian enthusiasts alike. In a casual, rustic setting, property owners have the exclusive opportunity to live in a high-quality home seconds away from their plane or their horses. All neighbors share common interests, creating a neighborhood setting with an original personality.