Tag Archives: Anoka-County Blaine Airport

Lynx FBO Network Acquires Cirrus Flight Operations & Key Air

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue BLAINE, MINN. – The Lynx FBO Network has acquired Cirrus Flight Operations and Key Air Twin Cities at Anoka County-Blaine Airport, adding to its chain of fixed base operations, which started with … Continue reading

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FLY-IN EXPECTED TO ATTRACT HUNDREDS OF AIRCRAFT AND AVIATION ENTHUSIASTS TO ANOKA COUNTY-BLAINE AIRPORT

BLAINE, MN – On Friday and Saturday, August 21-22, hundreds of aviation and aircraft enthusiasts will be flying in, and then out, of the Anoka County-Blaine Airport as part of the annual, Midwest region, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) fly-in. … Continue reading

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Come Fly With Us

by Mark R. Baker, President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association The peak of summer is here, and so is the peak of the flying season. There are always a lot of great aviation events in the warmer months, … Continue reading

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Discover Aviation Days – Education & PR At Their Finest!

by Dave Weiman BLAINE, MINN. – There is so much happening at Anoka-County Blaine Airport/Jane’s Field (KANE) nowadays with over 400 based aircraft, more than a dozen air charter and aircraft maintenance businesses and flight schools, a world-class museum, and … Continue reading

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Nicholas “Nick” Conom – An ATC Voice In The Midwest For 50-Plus Years

BLAINE, MINN. – When pilots talk to air traffic controllers, and vice versa, they seldom put a face with the voice unless they personally visit the air traffic control facility. But after 50 years in the Twin Cities metropolitan area … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airport Managers Meet In Bemidji

BEMIDJI, MINN. – The Minnesota Airports Conference held April 16-18, 2014 at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, featured 35 vendors, and technical sessions presented by AirTap. The conference was sponsored by the Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) and the Minnesota … Continue reading

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Cross-Country From The Midwest To The Southwest & West Coast… “If I Can Do It, You Can Too!”

by Mike Johnson With Editorial Assistance from Burgundy Johnson With friends now scattered across the country, and my wife, Burgundy, and I living in the Twin Cities, we decided to make the best use of my dad’s 1979 Rockwell Commander … Continue reading

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Anoka County-Blaine Airport’s “Discover Aviation Days” Huge Success!

BLAINE, MINN. – Air shows may be experiencing difficult times due in large part by the absence of military jets, but fly-ins and open houses like “Discover Aviation Days” at Anoka County-Blaine Airport in the Twin Cities, June 1-2, 2013, … Continue reading

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Possible Tower Closings In The Midwest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nationwide, as many as 173 air traffic control towers could close on April 7, 2013, as a result of the sequestration cuts by the federal government. Air traffic control “contract” towers in the Midwest slated for closure … Continue reading

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