Archives: Airports

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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Fly Wisconsin!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Mark your calendars, top off the tanks, and check the weather, it’s time to Fly Wisconsin! After much anticipation, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics and the Wisconsin Airport Management … Continue reading

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Updated Wisconsin Airport Rates & Charges Report Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue The Airport Rates & Charges Report for calendar year 2016 is now available. Each year, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) surveys those airports within the State Airport System … Continue reading

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Register Now For The WisDOT Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Each fall, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) holds a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar for the people responsible for managing our state’s airports. The 2017 Airport … Continue reading

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Understanding Airport Light Systems

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue Unless you regularly find yourself flying into large airports at night or during inclement weather, chances are there are a number of airport lights you’ve … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois Airport Is Best Location To Observe Solar Eclipse

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue CARBONDALE, ILL. – On Monday, August 21, 2017, portions of the United States will experience a total Solar Eclipse, and Southern Illinois Airport in Carbondale, Illinois, is closest to the point of … Continue reading

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