Jumbolair Hits the Market for $10,500,000

June 27, 2019|Bartow McDonald

Bring your Boeing!   A mile of road can get you to a few places, but a mile of runway can get you anywhere in the world.  This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a very special asset, which includes the longest private runway in the United States.  Able to accommodate aircraft as large as a Boeing 747, this exclusive property offers the ability to quickly and privately maximize the utility of your aircraft for business and personal travel.  Included in this offering are 550 acres, Runway 17FL, Turf Runway 18/36, the former Muriel Vanderbilt Mansion and Conference Center, (17) developed two to three acre estate lots with direct runway access, a 88,730+sf warehouse complex and 30+ income producing assets consisting of  single family residential homes, apartments, mobile homes, hangars and pasture. 

Originally the equestrian mansion home of American socialite Muriel Vanderbilt, the property was later acquired by entrepreneur Arthur Jones, founder of Nautilus exercise machines.  Jones went on to build the longest private paved runway(7,550’+) in country at www.jumbolair.com, which accommodated his personal inventory of private planes.  Next to the runway, he also built a 88,000sf warehouse complex, which he used to build the MedX corporation.  In 1984, Jones flew his Boeing 707 from Jumbolair to Zimbabwe and back to rescue 63 baby elephants rescue mission caught the attention of the national media and was featured on ABC’s 20/20 featured.    

Full details of the offering may be found at www.bartowmcdonald.com #jumbolair

The property is rich with history.  American socialite Muriel Vanderbilt’s original equestrian mansion is included in the offering.  The property was later purchased by equestrian mansion#Jumbolair  #jumbolair.com