Archives: Airports

Preventing Vehicle and Pedestrian Incidents at Airports

Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics You would think everyone has enough common sense not to sunbathe on a runway, and yet, I’ve heard it’s happened. There’s also no denying that a quiet runway also makes for a very tempting … Continue reading

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Terrence G. Slaybaugh, Airport Director Milwaukee County’s General Mitchell International & Timmerman Airports

Terrence (Terry) G. Slaybaugh leads the Airport Division of the Milwaukee County Department of Public Works as Airport Director of General Mitchell International and Lawrence J. Timmerman Airports. Mitchell International, located five miles south of downtown Milwaukee, is the largest … Continue reading

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Iowa Aviation Conference Goes Supersonic

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA – The Iowa Aviation Conference will be held April 21-22, 2015 at the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel. Topics will include the annual meeting of the Iowa Public Airports Association, a networking reception, an FAA pilot … Continue reading

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Chicago Rockford International Airport To Host Illinois Aviation Conference

ROCKFORD, ILL. – A major player in northern Illinois air transportation, Chicago Rockford International Airport (KRFD), is one of the host airports for the annual Illinois Aviation Conference to be held May 13-14, 2015 at the Clock Tower Resort in … Continue reading

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Illinois Aviation Conference To Be Held In Rockford

ROCKFORD, ILL. – The Illinois Aviation Conference (IAC) – a collaborative effort of the Illinois Aviation Trades Association (IATA), Illinois Public Airports Association (IPAA), and the Illinois Division of Aeronautics – will be held May 13-14, 2015 at the Clock … Continue reading

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St. Cloud Regional Airport, Waiting In The Wings

Each year, the Minnesota Council of Airports and the Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics sponsors the Minnesota Airports Conference in a different city in the state and the local airport is the host for the event. This year … Continue reading

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2015 Minnesota Airports Conference To Be Held In St. Cloud

The Minnesota Airports Conference will be held April 15–17, 2015 at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud, Minn. The conference is sponsored by the Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) and the Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics, … Continue reading

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La Crosse Regional Airport To Host 60th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference

La Crosse, Wisconsin is the site for the 60th annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference, May 11-13, 2015 at the La Crosse Radisson Hotel, located along the mighty Mississippi River. Nestled in the river valley between Wisconsin and Minnesota, La Crosse Regional … Continue reading

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Illinois Airport Offers Incentives To Attract New Tenants

LAKE IN THE HILLS, ILL. – As a means to attract more tenants, Lake In The Hills Airport has a T-Hangar Incentive Program which rewards current airport tenants with a finder’s fee equivalent to one month’s rent valued at $302 … Continue reading

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New Jet Air Hangar Spells Economic Development For Green Bay

GREEN BAY, WIS. – Jet Air-Signature Select held a grand opening October 21, 2014, for its new 36,000 square foot hangar at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay. “We have seen tremendous growth over the last several years,” stated … Continue reading

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