General Airport Information
Surface - Paved
Length - 3450ft
Lighting - Yes
Surface - Turf
Length - 1950ft
Lighting - None
100LL, Self Serve
Available 24 Hours
Parlin Field is a small municipal airport located just one mile from downtown Newport and minutes from Lake Sunapee and all of its summer activities including boating, swimming, hiking and bicycle trails. Classic covered bridges and historical provide a taste of New Hampshire. From world class craft fairs to our small town "Old Home Days", Parlin Field offers a convenient country getaway to New England at its best.
Mount Sunapee offers one of the largest New Hampshire ski areas north of Boston. Snow making combined with bed and breakfast, as well as resort accomodations make this ski area one of New Hampshires premier winter attractions. Mount Sunapee also operates the chair lifts in the summer for those interested in seeing the mountain in the summer. For more information on Mount Sunapee, please visit their web site.
Parlin Field stands out from most airports because you don't have to leave the airport to enjoy many of the offerings mentioned here. At the beginning of runway 12 you will find the airport office and next door the Lil' Red Baron mexican restaurant (see Services page for more details). Taxi to the end of runway 12 and you'll find a wooded picnic area at the fork of the Sugar River right beside a beautiful historic covered bridge. From there you can hike along a short walking trail on the airport bank of the Sugar River or cross the river and bike along the opposite side of the Sugar River on a state maintained trail that was formerly the Claremont & Concord railroad track. From this location you can head east into the town of Newport or west along the track crossing over the Sugar River on five more bridges, two of which are classic wooden covered bridges. Some of the areas best fly fishing is found along this stony stretch of the river all within a few miles of Parlin Field.
Overnight camping at Parlin Field can be arranged. Please contact the airport manager for details.
For more information and photos of the surrounding area please check out the links on the left.