Hotels near Atlantic City Bader Field (AIY) put you in the heart of Atlantic City’s culture, entertainment, and gorgeous beachfront scene. At just a mile from the Boardwalk, you’ll find it easy to walk to the yearly seafood festival, the Boardwalk stores and restaurants, and the many casinos, museums, and concert venues that bring Atlantic City to life.
A Brief Look at Bader Field’s History
Bader Field opened in 1910 and then spent a year getting its footing before passenger planes were able to land and depart. Over the years, it saw many flights, especially seaplanes that traveled between New York City and Atlantic City. Eventually, the larger international airport took over and Bader Field’s airport shut its doors to commercial flights in 1990 and to all air traffic in 2006.
Bader Field in Atlantic City Today
Today, Bader Field has been reimagined and is home to a number of attractions. Stay in hotels near Atlantic City Bader Field (AIY) and be near the Flyer’s Skate Zone, Bernie Robbins Stadium also calls Bader Field home. Mostly, you’ll find the former airfield hosts large musical festivals regularly. Groups like the Dave Matthews Band and Phish have both held multi-day events at Atlantic City’s former Bader Field. The Sports Car Club of America holds motocross events during the summer months.
If there’s not enough to keep you busy at Bader Field, head to Atlantic City Boardwalk to explore casinos, the stores, and many restaurants. From the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum to the casino at Taj Mahal, there’s plenty to do and see. Shopping outlets close to the Boardwalk offer excellent venues for bargain hunting and restaurants are found on every corner if you’re looking to have some fresh seafood, a local brew, or a decadent dessert.
Knights Inn Atlantic City is one of the hotels near Bader Field (AIY). This budget-friendly hotel is just a few blocks west of the former airport. North Albany Avenue/40 is also close, so getting to and from Atlantic City and its nearby cities and towns is a breeze.