Archives: Wisconsin Aeronautics Report

Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport Program

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue In 2017, the Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) and Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WISDOT) teamed up to launch the “Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport Program.” The program rewards pilots and passengers for … Continue reading

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Meet Max Platts Aeronautical and Technical Services Section Chief

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue Max Platts joined the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) as Aeronautical and Technical Services (ATS) Section Chief in October 2022, following Scott Brummond’s retirement in July after 25 years with the … Continue reading

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Register For The WisDOT Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue For the first time since 2019, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) will hold a two-day Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar designed to help anyone responsible for … Continue reading

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Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport Program

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2023 Digital Issue In 2017, the Wisconsin Airport Management Association (WAMA) and Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WISDOT) teamed up to launch the “Fly Wisconsin Airport Passport Program.” The program rewards pilots and passengers for … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Hangar Storage

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue Appropriate hangar storage will always be a common point of contention between airports and hangar tenants. Although the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) 2016 … Continue reading

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New Faces at the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue We’re happy to announce we have several new faces that have joined the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in the last few months. As always, you can view our entire staff … Continue reading

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Airport Layout Plans: A collaborative effort that ensures safety, efficiency, and funding for public airports.

by Matt Lebens Airport Development Engineer, North Region – MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue An Airport Layout Plan (ALP) is a formal public document required by MnDOT and the Federal Aviation Administration … Continue reading

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Types of Airports In Minnesota, and Their Uses

by Kelly Akhund Airport Program Administrator MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue There are many beautiful airports in Minnesota, in different sizes and designs to meet many users’ needs. Some of the airports pilots and … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Creates New Youth Apprenticeship Program In Aviation

by Olivia Conklin (Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development) & Meredith Alt (Wisconsin Department of Transportation) Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Through a partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bureau of Aeronautics and statewide aviation and … Continue reading

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Meet Brandon Benjamin – Airport System Planner

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Brandon Benjamin joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in April 2022 as the Airport System Planner. He is responsible for implementing and maintaining the State Airport System … Continue reading

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