Archives: Airports

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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2016 Kansas Air Tour Focuses On Students

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 TOPEKA, KAN. – More than six hundred students from various elementary and middle schools from communities all across the state of Kansas participated in the 2016 Kansas Air Tour held at nine … Continue reading

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More Than 1900 Turn Out For AOPA Great Lakes Regional Fly-In

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 BATTLE CREEK, MICH. – The AOPA Great Lakes Regional Fly-In held Sept. 16-17, 2016 at W. K. Kellogg Airport, Battle Creek, Mich., began Friday evening with a barnstormers party sponsored by Jeppesen. … Continue reading

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Pan Am Clipper Pilot Turns 103

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 IOLA, WIS. – The Central County Flyers celebrated the 103rd birthday of one of their members – Paul Johns of Iola, Wisconsin – on October 14, 2016 at the airport named in … Continue reading

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Best Ways To Prevent Runway Incursions

by Zach Schabla Chief Pilot & Aviation Safety/Pilot Training Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Each year general aviation pilots account for the vast majority of runway incursions. Results can be disastrous when airplanes, … Continue reading

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Illinois Congressman Hosts Roundtable On GA

PEORIA, ILL. – Illinois Congressman Darin LaHood hosted a General Aviation Roundtable, August 23, 2016, at Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport in Peoria, Illinois, to bring together general aviation stakeholders and pilots to discuss the transportation issues facing small airports, rural … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Airports Commission seeking input about Crystal Airport.

PUBLIC NOTICE DRAFT 2035 LONG-TERM COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CRYSTAL AIRPORT Public Comment Period Open The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) has prepared a draft version of the 2035 Long-Term Comprehensive Plan (LTCP) for Crystal Airport. The purpose of the LTCP is to identify … Continue reading

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Solar Power Your Airport Safely Through Planning

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 We are fortunate to have many long sunny days throughout the spring-summer-early fall seasons. And that abundance of sunshine can turn thoughts to … Continue reading

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Register For The WisDOT Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

Published in Midwest Flyer Each fall, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) holds a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar for the people responsible for managing our state’s airports. The 2016 Airport Operations & Land … Continue reading

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2015 Wisconsin Airport Rates & Charges Report

Published Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 The Airport Rates & Charges Report for calendar year 2015 is now available. Each year, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics surveys those airports within the State Airport System Plan for information … Continue reading

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