Archives: Airports

Going Green Is A Win-Win!

It is now commonplace for businesses and industries to seek out new and different technologies that provide or produce greater efficiencies and lower costs. This saves the company money, while increasing efficiencies of production and operation. It also adds to … Continue reading

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Airport Cooperative Research Program

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics An airport manager often has a wide range of responsibilities, from managing hangar lease agreements and wildlife hazards to plowing snow. As knowledgeable, capable and independent as most airport managers are, I’m sure … Continue reading

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Aircraft Owner Makes Efficient Use of Hangar Space

Tom Green of Marcelona, Mich., designed a home and aircraft hangar combination at Lakes of the North Airport to store his two airplanes – a Cessna T337 Skymaster and Lake 240 Renegade amphibian – four snowmobiles, four cars, and two … Continue reading

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Under The Radar: Air Cargo At GA Airports

by Mike Maynard & Marc Cocanougher Picture this – you operate an automotive parts manufacturing plant in Indiana. An automotive assembly plant needs additional product by tomorrow morning in Montgomery, Alabama or the assembly line shuts down. It is too … Continue reading

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Fleming Field Forms New Management Team

SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – After 21 years under the leadership of Glenn Burke, South St. Paul Municipal Airport (Richard E. Fleming Field) has a new management team, led by Philip Tiedeman, Manager; Joseph Carney, Operations Specialist; and Steve Sommers, … Continue reading

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Spot Landing Contest Raises Money For Vets

WAUSAU, WIS. – John Chmiel of Wausau Flying Service and Wausau Downtown Airport (KAWU), Wausau, Wis., has announced the winner of their “Spot Landing Contest In Honor of Veterans.” Local pilot, Bob Mohr – a three-time winner of the event … Continue reading

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Airport Farming – Rewards & Risks

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics With autumn upon us, and winter fast approaching, it may seem like an odd time to talk about farming. However, these next few months between farming seasons are the perfect time to evaluate … Continue reading

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Central County Airport (68C) Renamed Paul Johns Field

IOLA, WIS. – Central County Airport (68C) in Iola, Wis., known the world over for its multiple grass runways and Friday noon lunches, was renamed “Paul Johns Field” in honor of the veteran aviator who remains an icon at the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Offers a Free Seminar “All About Drones”

WATERTOWN, WI – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc.’s corporate office at Watertown, Wisconsin, announces a free seminar on Sunday, September 13, concerning the fast development of the use of drones, also referred to as “Unmanned Aircraft Systems” (UAS). “Know Before You Fly” … Continue reading

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Discover Aviation Days – The Doorway To Understanding General Aviation

BLAINE, MINN. – Thanks to the efforts of Craig Schiller, the curator at Golden Wings Museum, and other tenants at Anoka-County Blaine Airport/Jane’s Field (KANE), volunteers, airport management, and air traffic controllers, “Discover Aviation Days” (DAD), May 30-31, 2015, was … Continue reading

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