Archives: Airports

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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FAA Publishes Final Hangar Storage Rule

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager – WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 What you can and can’t keep in a hangar tends to be a contentious topic on many airports. Adding to the frustration … Continue reading

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Airport Lounge Pays Homage To Rolling Stones 1972 “Tequila Sunrise Tour”

QUEENS, N.Y – A one-of-a-kind, 1,500-square-foot airplane replica, with real steel and other parts from actual aircraft, was recently installed in the world-class retail lounge of John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 4. Designed and constructed as part of a … Continue reading

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Runway Safety Improvements Soar To Heights In Engineering Excellence

Published in Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 issue MILWAUKEE, WIS. – The airfield safety improvement projects at General Mitchell International Airport (GMIA) earned an Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Wisconsin. Mead & Hunt provided … Continue reading

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A Final Salute To Joshua Sanford Field, Hillsboro, Wisconsin

by Phil Peterson Published in Midwest Flyer  - Aug/Sept 2016 issue HILLSBORO, WIS. – Round barns and long runways used to symbolize the quaint community of Hillsboro, Wis., located in the hills of southwest Wisconsin, but no more. The municipal … Continue reading

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AN IDEA WORTH SHARING Starting A Hamburger Social At Your Airport

by John P. Chmiel, Manager Wausau Downtown Airport (KAUW) – President, Wausau Flying Service Wausau, Wisconsin Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – Aug/Sept 2016 When we first came up with the idea of “Hamburger Social Night At The Airport,” I … Continue reading

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Memories Made… Memories To Come! The Log Cabin Airport Fly-In, Mondovi, Wis.

by Dave Weiman Midwest Flyer Magazine So often, we publish articles after an event, reporting on what happened and who participated. That’s all well and good, provides interesting stories, ample recognition for organizers and participants, and hopefully an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Think About Your General Aviation Airport!

The value that General Aviation (GA) brings to your community, state and this nation is tremendous. Every community with a GA airport has an asset that brings significant value to the community and every citizen in that community. This is … Continue reading

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