Archives: Airports

Minnesota Council of Airports & MNDOT Honor State’s Finest!

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue DULUTH, MINN. – The Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) honored those who have made significant contributions to the Minnesota air transportation system during the Minnesota Airports Conference, April 18-20, 2018 at the … Continue reading

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The Beauty & Uniqueness of Stearman Field

by Grant Boyd Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue Whether you rate an airport by the quality of the food at its restaurant, the variety of aircraft that fly in and out, or the people “bumming” around, Lloyd … Continue reading

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AOPA Withdraws FAA Complaint Against Waukegan Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD – In August 2017, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) filed three Part 13 complaints with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over egregious FBO fees at three airports, one … Continue reading

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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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