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Kygo’s Palm Tree Music Festival has bumpy takeoff in Hamptons as FAA pulls permit at airport venue

A summer music fest at a Hamptons airport has hit some turbulence.

Page Six has learned that Kygo’s Palm Tree Music Festival, at Francis S Gabreski Airport in Westhampton Beach, has had its permit denied by the FAA.

But the fest is hoping the show can go on!

In its fourth year in the Hamptons, the fest is meant to take place June 22 with Swedish House Mafia headlining the lineup, with acts also including Kygo and a DJ set by Sofi Tukker.

Music fans have the Palm Tree Music Festival on their calendars. Getty Images

The fest is held at the Francis S. Gabreski Airport. John Roca

The press office for the Suffolk County Executive confirmed to Page Six that the permit has been pulled, and that the music fest is now appealing.

A source said the issues involve some questions the FAA had about the fest.

The insider added, “Most of the questions from the FAA had to do with timelines of runway closures, because it’s an active airport.”

The fest is being headlined by Swedish House Mafia. WireImage

We hear the fest has already resubmitted its application. Disney

Also, “They thought it was a two-day festival and it’s only one day,” the source said.

“They’re already addressing these questions and have resubmitted… this is the permit that they’ve been approved on for the last two years,” the insider insisted.

A spokesperson for the fest said: “We’re excited to return to the Hamptons for a fourth year!”

The airport had some additional questions for organizers. John Roca

The fest is scheduled for Jun 22. Getty Images for Atlantis The Royal

We’ve previously reported that Hamptons fixture Jimmy Buffett made a surprise appearance at the fest in 2022.

Other attendees included Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, Sports Illustrated model Camille Kostek, “We Wore What” designer Danielle Bernstein, Melissa Wood Tepperberg and Sophia Culpo.

Calvin Harris has also played the fest, which also has installments in Hawaii and Nevada.

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