Skyport (Seaplane Terminal)

New York City’s only seaplane terminal. Located on the lower East River in New York City, at the foot of East 23rd Street between Waterside Plaza and Stuyvesant Cove Park.

  • FAA LID – 6N7
  • Maritime Radio Channel – 72
  • East River Velocity – 2.6MPH In SSW direction. Heavy boat traffic in river.
  • Pilots required to taxi 1000’ off-shore on Manhattan side before beginning takeoff.
  • 3 bladed props req’d on all seaplanes.
  • Pilots must complete a proving flight with an authorized member of the NE Seaplanes Pilot’s Assoc. prior to SPB use.
  • No tie-downs and no overnight stays available.
  • Hours of operation: 0800 – Dusk
  • Coordinates: 40.733889, -73.972778


  • Parking

  • Power

  • Water