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Gary McCartan
- Managing Member


Airport Population:

Family's  that currently live on Aero Estates: 26
Owners that visit on weekend: 4
Total Lot owners: 90
Lot owners projected in five years: 110
Average aircraft take-offs per week: 25
Runway Information:

Airstrip 3100' x 60'  (Bermuda Grass) Pilot Controlled Lighting
Seaplane access
Aircraft Maintenance:

East Texas Aircraft, Houston County Airport (KDKR)
Runway 02/20 4000' x 75'
UNICOM: 122.900
AWOS:  118.775
Full Service/Maintenance/Fuel
Contact: Mark Whitfill
Houston County Airport
Crockett, TX 75835
Phone:  936-544-0656
Distance to major cities:

Dallas: 100 miles
Houston: 120 miles
Austin: 190 miles
San Antonio: 240 miles
Nacogdoches: 120 miles
Tyler: 25 miles (major shopping, medical, etc.)
Jacksonville: 15 miles (Wal-Mart, shopping, lumber, medical, etc.)

Click here for directions to Aero Estates Airpark
Highway access:

Hwy 155 (to Frankston, Tyler, Palestine)
Hwy 175 (to Jacksonville, Dallas): 2 miles
Interstate 20 (to Dallas and Shreveport): 35 miles
Lake Palestine:    

Approximately 21 miles long and 25,500 surface acres of water, 
known for it's great boating and fishing.
A Corp of Engineers Lake: Subdivision has access to the Aero Estates
private point (approx. 4 acres).
Aero Estates is located at the deep end of the lake.
Boat repair and fuel available at Marinas on lake.


Frankston School District
(within 3 miles)
Community Colleges and University of Texas at Tyler (within 25 miles)
Places to Stay: 

The Duck Inn Bed & Breakfast on Lake Palestine
22565 Pine Street (Coffee City)
E-mail: duckinnbb@excite.com

Additional places to stay:
http://www.golflink.com/golf-resorts/resort-city.asp?to=Frankston TX

Lake Palestine Campground & Lodge

Big Steve's RV Park and Marina                         


Lake Palestine Motor Inn (within 5 miles of Aero Estates)
Hwy 155 on Lake Palestine
Coffee City (903) 876-4711

(Contact owner for more information and other options 
available in Tyler and Jacksonville)


EMT available out of Frankston (2 miles)
East Texas Medical Center in Jacksonville (15 miles)
Mother Frances Medical Center in Tyler (25 miles)
ETMC (3 miles)
Mother Francis Clinic (7 miles)

Estimated $500-600 per lot on unimproved property per year and approximately $.80/sq. ft. on improved property Heated & Unheated (includes home, hangar/garage, porches (under roof), etc.)

Anderson (903) 723-7437 and Henderson County (903) 675-6134 
Property Owners Association: 

$25 monthly or $300.00 per year.


Send to: Property Owners Association Aero Estates (POAAE)
P. O. Box 490 
Frankston, TX 75763

Architectural Control Committee (ACC)
Prior to construction, all plans for a building or exterior improvement shall be approved by a majority of the Architectural Committee. The two sets of plans must show all uses and dimensions and the location of the building and/or improvement. The Committee , with oversight by the Association, may authorize variances from compliance with any of the provisions in the CC&Rs.

Basic guidelines used by the ACC

E-mail your requests and/or your two (2) sets of plans to the ACC member's e-mail addresses listed below:
Gary McCartan
If you prefer mailing, please send your request(s) send to:

Property Owners Association Aero Estates (POAAE)
Attn: Architectural Control Committee
P. O. Box 490
Frankston, TX 75763
Building Permits: 

$200.00 For 1000 sq ft and up.
No requirements for building contractors. Texas does not have licensing requirements for general contractors or subs. Building will be inspected by authorized by State/City inspector during/after construction.
Lot Clearing: 
Krugler Trucking

Lone Star Land Enhancement

The preferred lot clearing and pad preparer for Aero Estates Airpark.  Krugler Trucking specializes in dirt work, trenching, home & hangar pad preparation, fill dirt, and lot clearing.  Please contact Paul Kruger for more information:  (903) 780-0092.

Another solution to land clearing and vegetation removal for Home Site Clearing, Woodlot Beautification, Fire Break Construction, New Fence and Survey Lines, Utility Right-of-Ways, Trail and Roadway Clearing, Pasture Reclamation, and more! Click here for information.

Berryville - (903) 876-3763
Meter install (tap fee)  $1,200.00; $45.00 Deposit; rates as of 5/09  $34.00 1st 2000gal; $3.50/additional 1000gal

Trinity Valley Electric
Athens, TX
Phone: (903) 675-5688
Meter Installation $80.00. Deposit, Connection Fee $50.00. Membership Fee $10.00.  Deposit Not required with letter of credit from previous supplier.
Installation fee is based on length of buried wire from road or 
previous meter, Underground Primary $12.00 ft. Underground Secondary $7.00 ft,  Plus the cost of a transformer if needed. A  $1500.00 credit to is allowed on new construction.

Telephone service available CenturyLink
Cell phone: AllTel, Verizon,
Sprint, AT&T, NexTel available
Television: Satellite TV available,Sudden Link
Internet: High Speed Available; Wireless and DSL
Fire Department:

Berryville Volunteer Fire Dept, with mutual aid from Frankston
Emergency (911) Business (903) 876-3586

Henderson County Sheriff and Constable. There is no local police department in Berryville Texas. DPS (Highway Patrol) upon request 911

Scott Krugler of Krugler Septic Systems installs complete home septic systems at an estimated $3500: (903) 520-6834.

(See Covenants and Restrictions)

Jim Stinson, Master Plumber (903) 876-3096 or (903) 876-4703
For new work and repairs.

Frankston US Postal Service delivers mail.
UPS, FedEx, DHL delivery available.
Aero Estates Airpark %u25CF  Frankston, TX  %u25CF FAA ID T25
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