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Representatives From Minnesota’s Top Three Professional Aviation Organizations Meet With Minnesota Congressional Delegates

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The president of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), Greg Reigel, along with Joe Hedrick from the Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) and Gordon Hoff, Executive Director of the Minnesota … Continue reading

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Pilots, Flight Department Managers, Aviation Businesses, Airport Management & Commission Members Meet For 5th Annual Minnesota Aviation Day At The Capitol

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA), Minnesota Business Aviation Association (MBAA), Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) and the aviation community at large converged March 16, 2016 in the new Minnesota Senate Office Building of … Continue reading

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The Start of A Great New Year!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Days are getting longer; I even saw the sun for a moment on my way to work this morning. We don’t want to wish away the “ski-plane” fly-in season, but there … Continue reading

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Minnesota Revamps Taxes On Aviation… Changes Expected To Be More Fair & Vitalize Aviation In State

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed a 2013 Omnibus Tax Bill into law May 23, 2013,  which includes several provisions that are intended to boost aviation activity in the state, make registration fees more equitable among aircraft … Continue reading

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Aviation Community Meets With Minnesota’s Elected Officials

ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Minnesota aviation community hosted its second annual “Aviation Day At The Capitol” event, January 30, 2013 at the State Capitol in St. Paul. Pilots, airport managers, fixed base operators, airport commissioners, mayors, city council members, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airports Conference To Be Held In Lake Country

ALEXANDRIA, MINN. – When you think of the state of Minnesota, you think of the land of 10,000 lakes. So it is only befitting to hold the “Minnesota Airports Conference” in lake country, and Alexandria, Minnesota is a community known … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Day At The Capitol

January 30, 2013 St. Paul, Minnesota You Won’t Want To Miss This Special Event! On Wednesday, January 30, 2013, the Minnesota aviation community will meet at the State Capitol to visit with their State Senators and Representatives to tell them … Continue reading

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Minnesota Business Aviation Association… In The Trenches For Businesses That Own or Operate Aircraft

MINNEAPOLIS – Any business that owns or operates an aircraft in Minnesota will be glad to know that there is an association working hard on their behalf. That organization is the Minnesota Business Aviation Association (MBAA), which is modeled after … Continue reading

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Passport – Fly Minnesota Airports

Minnesota’s “Fly Minnesota Airports” Passport program is sponsored by the MnDOT  Office of Aeronautics and Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) to promote flying in Minnesota. The program rewards pilots who fly to Minnesota’s publicly-owned airports, attend FAA safety seminars, and … Continue reading

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An Aviation Day At Your State Capitol!

by Dave Weiman We predict that what occurred on February 9th, 2012, at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minnesota, in holding an “Aviation Day At The Capitol,” will be repeated in capitols throughout the country as pilots, aviation business … Continue reading

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