Grass Strip Foundation takes off

The newly formed Grass Strip Foundation will hold its first annual open house Oct. 23 at Berg Park Aerodrome (9GA2) in Midway, Ga.

Midway is located 10 miles east of Hinesville and Fort Stewart. South of Savannah, the field can be found 18.1 miles at 228° from Hunter Omni (SVN) and 23 miles at 212° from Savannah International’s Omni (SAV).

Drive in or fly in, says the airfield’s owner, Steve Berg. Want to know more? You can reach him at 912-884-8666.


  1. says

    The grass strip foundation, may spell the rebirth of many great traditions present when many of us learned to fly in past years. I learned on a small grass strip, behind a Shell gas station on Sheriden Road i North Buffalo, NY in 1946. No radio, no radar, no ATC,just a smooth grass strip with N & S runways. Solo in 6 hours, was the biggest thrill a teen ager could feel.
    Best wishes for a successful operation.

    Fly Safe

    Frank Szachta
    Major USAF (ret)
    eaa-180 YE Co-Chair/Sarasota, FL.

    • David w. Beaudet says

      I met Steve at The Richmond Hill, Ga, Farmers Market yesterday. He really liked my Aviation Wood Burning art and asked me if I would like to join the grass strip foundation. Today I drove out to his airfield. A nice looking field. I can not wait to recieve the membership form to join the foundation, and the Coastal Art Society. I to learned to fly as a teenager in 1968, and was a member as a Cadet in the Civil Air Patrol.
      David W. Beaudet
      SFC, USA, (RET.)

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