Owned and Operated by the Essex County Improvement Authority

Essex County Airport – KCDW – has been owned and operated by the Essex County Improvement Authority since September 5, 1975. The ECIA is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners appointed by the County Executive, Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. with the consent and approval of the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The airport is located entirely in the Township of Fairfield in Essex County, New Jersey. CDW is a general aviation facility whose campus is situated on approximately 278 acres of land. It is located 20 miles west of New York City and 10 miles west of Teterboro Airport. CDW is easily accessible from Highways 23, 46, 80, 280 and 287. Public transportation to the airport is also available from the Port Authority Building in NYC on 42nd Street via the Lakeland Bus Company.

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Rates & Fees

View our monthly rates and our landing fee schedule. We accept credit card and ACH payments.

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At Caldwell, Air Bound Aviation is the fixed base operator which can service all of your aviation needs.

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We now have a large T-hangar available for immediate occupancy.

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View our airport business directory.

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Organizations at the Airport