Taxiway in a US airpark
Experiencing the joys of ownership
Tiedown area in US Airpark
Integrated House and Hangar in the US
In the US there tends to be a concentration of airparks in the southern states, reflecting the preference for retired or financially independent people to migrate to warmer locations (similar to the trend in Australia to move to Queensland - particularly the south east). In the US the southern states generally provide safer year round flying conditions than more heavily populated areas (Bundaberg too is an ideal situation in this regard with some of the least cluttered skies on the eastern seaboard).
The majority of pilots are VFR (visual flight rules) certified, meaning that low cloud, fog, and heavy rain prevent flying lawfully and safely. Based on observations and discussions a broad profile of people living in airparks in the US would be as follows;