Archives: Airports

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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MAC Paint Shop’s Work Is Everywhere, Embracing Sustainability

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MINN. – Some paint jobs are so big they seemingly never end. At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), the paint shop is responsible for keeping a clean coat on thousands … Continue reading

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Bridget Rief Named Vice President – Planning and Development At Metropolitan Airports Commission

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL – Bridget Rief, a 20-year veteran of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), has been promoted to the position of vice president – planning and development, effective July 1, 2017. In … Continue reading

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Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronatuics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue Humans tend to be creatures of habit. And while routines and habits may be helpful in some situations, they can be downright dangerous in others. … Continue reading

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AOPA Battles Against Excessive FBO Fees

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 FREDERICK. MD – The Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) is taking on the big airport flight centers against excessive fuel rates and ramp fees. AOPA says that consolidations contribute to unfair pricing. … Continue reading

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Smith Appointed To Airport Consultants Council Board

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 MADISON, WIS. – Damon Smith, with Mead & Hunt’s Aviation Service Group in Portland, Oregon, recently advanced to the Airport Consultants Council (ACC) Board of Directors. Smith has a history of active involvement … Continue reading

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