Archives: Airports

Iowa To Get Brand New Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 issue US-based engineering company, HDR, has been selected by the South Central Regional Airport Agency, to plan and design a 581-acre regional airport in Iowa, between Oskaloosa and Pella. The new airport will … Continue reading

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Your Needs / Your Airport Needs

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/Janaury 2018 issue Have you ever attended a “Needs Meeting” for your airport? Nearly two-thirds of Minnesota’s publicly-owned airports have completed their needs meetings for … Continue reading

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Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport Program

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017-January 2018 The “Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport” program is a collaborative effort of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics and the Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA). The program promotes safety and education … Continue reading

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Eagle River Union Airport Reopens Primary Runway

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 EAGLE RIVER, WIS. – Eagle River Union Airport completed reconstruction of its primary runway, Runway 04/22 (5000 X 75 feet) and reopened the runway on October 6, 2017. The airport is a … Continue reading

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Remembering Beautiful People, On A Beautiful Island

by Dave Weiman Published In Midwest Flyer – December 2017/January 2018 Nestled between the beautiful turquoise blue waters of Lake Michigan to the east, and Green Bay to the west, with hilly topography and rock outcroppings, and beautiful, green deciduous … Continue reading

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Private Airport Owner Hosts Fly-In Without Fear of Liability

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue DE PERE, WIS. – Jay Baeten, owner of Antique Aerodrome in De Pere, Wisconsin (9WS2), was able to host a fly-in at his private airstrip, August 26, 2017, without fear of liability, … Continue reading

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Wheels & Wings – A Year In The Making!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 OSCEOLA, WIS. – ​It’s an air show, it’s a car show, it’s a motorcycle show, it’s a fly-in, it’s Wheels & Wings at L.O. Simenstad Municipal Airport in Osceola, Wisconsin! … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Celebrates 36 Years In Business

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. is celebrating 36 years in business in 2017, and they started during difficult times. Interest rates were at 21 percent in 1981, and the country was … Continue reading

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Eagle River Hosts Field Trip For Pre-K Kids!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue EAGLE RIVER, WIS. – Rob Hom, airport manager at Eagle River Union Airport in Eagle River, Wisconsin, welcomed children of Northland Pines Elementary School Pre-Kindergarten and their families to the airport on … Continue reading

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Faribault Municipal Airport Renamed Liz Wall Strohfus Field

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue FARIBAULT, MINN. – The Faribault City Council renamed Faribault Municipal Airport “Faribault Municipal Airport – Liz Wall Strohfus Field” in memory of World War II Women Airforce Service Pilot (WASP), Elizabeth Wall … Continue reading

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