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Appleton International Airport Contributes $676 Million To Regional & State Economies

GREENVILLE, WIS. – Appleton International Airport contributes $676 million in economic output to regional and state economies, according to a report created by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics. The airport supports nearly 3,200 jobs in the state … Continue reading

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Fagen Fighters WWII Museum… A Flying Treasure Created By A Flying Family

by Jim Hanson Published by Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 I’ve been to most of the big and famous aviation museums in the United States, and elsewhere. I love visiting all of them, and better yet, I’ve been able to … Continue reading

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Ryk Dunkelberg Receives Prestigious Airport Noise Mitigation Award

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 Ryk Dunkelberg, Mead & Hunt’s Planning and Environmental National Practice Leader, accepted the 2016 “Randy Jones Award for Excellence in Airport Noise Mitigation, Abatement and Management” at the AAAE/ACI-NA Airport Noise Conference. Ryk … Continue reading

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Hutchinson, Litchfield, Bolton & Menk Receive Asphalt Paving Awards

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 HUTCHINSON/LITCHFIELD, MINN. – The cities of Hutchinson and Litchfield, Minnesota, and the engineering firm of Bolton & Menk, Inc., have received awards from MnDOT Office of Materials & Road Research at the 63rd … Continue reading

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13,500 Tons In 8 Days… SEH Receives Award For St. Paul Downtown Airport Project

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) has presented SEH with a “Merit Award” for outstanding work at St. Paul Downtown Airport. The project team had to remove existing pavement … Continue reading

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Springfield, Ohio – Ramping Up For The Future

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 SPRINGFIELD, OHIO – The City of Springfield, Ohio, has contracted with Woolpert to provide a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Master Plan and an Airport Layout Plan for Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport. The … Continue reading

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2016 Kansas Air Tour Focuses On Students

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 TOPEKA, KAN. – More than six hundred students from various elementary and middle schools from communities all across the state of Kansas participated in the 2016 Kansas Air Tour held at nine … Continue reading

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More Than 1900 Turn Out For AOPA Great Lakes Regional Fly-In

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – The AOPA Great Lakes Regional Fly-In held Sept. 16-17, 2016 at W. K. Kellogg Airport, Battle Creek, Mich., began Friday evening with a barnstormers party sponsored by Jeppesen. … Continue reading

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Pan Am Clipper Pilot Turns 103

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 IOLA, WIS. – The Central County Flyers celebrated the 103rd birthday of one of their members – Paul Johns of Iola, Wisconsin – on October 14, 2016 at the airport named in … Continue reading

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Best Ways To Prevent Runway Incursions

by Zach Schabla Chief Pilot & Aviation Safety/Pilot Training Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Each year general aviation pilots account for the vast majority of runway incursions. Results can be disastrous when airplanes, … Continue reading

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