Archives: Airports

Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronatuics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue Humans tend to be creatures of habit. And while routines and habits may be helpful in some situations, they can be downright dangerous in others. … Continue reading

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AOPA Battles Against Excessive FBO Fees

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 FREDERICK. MD – The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) is taking on the big airport flight centers against excessive fuel rates and ramp fees. AOPA says that consolidations contribute to unfair pricing. … Continue reading

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Smith Appointed To Airport Consultants Council Board

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 MADISON, WIS. – Damon Smith, with Mead & Hunt’s Aviation Service Group in Portland, Oregon, recently advanced to the Airport Consultants Council (ACC) Board of Directors. Smith has a history of active involvement … Continue reading

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Recreational Aviation Foundation Seeks Support For Two Hearted Airstrip Project

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) is preserving, creating, and maintaining recreational airstrips for now and the future through various projects throughout the U.S. The “Two Hearted Airstrip” on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula near Lake … Continue reading

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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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