Archives: Airports

Encouraging Words From Isle, Minnesota 

by Dave Retka, President Isle Airport Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue So long 2020! A year consisting of more than a fair share of disappointment and loss. To those who have experienced loss, be it … Continue reading

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Free Recorded Webinar Series For Airports Now Available!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue Since the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) was unable to host its annual seminar in 2020, the bureau has released a series of free recorded webinars for airport managers, consultants, and … Continue reading

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Purdue University To Make Airport Improvements

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. – Purdue University will commence a five-year project to rehabilitate its runways, build new taxiways, upgrade its fire and rescue operations, and update its navigation equipment at Purdue University … Continue reading

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What’s a hangar for, anyway?

by Tim Jarvis MnDOT – Aeronautics Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 When asked recently to write about hangar usage, I immediately thought back to my manager days at a local FBO in the early 2000s. Even then, … Continue reading

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ew U.S. Customs & Border Protection Facility Being Built At Chicago Executive Airport

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 PROSPECT HEIGHTS & WHEELING, ILL. – The Chicago Executive Airport (CEA) board of directors and staff held a groundbreaking ceremony November 19, 2020, for the construction of a new 3,400 square foot … Continue reading

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Major Commercial Airport Contends With Pandemic

by Dave Weiman Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2020 MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN. – How does a major commercial airport contend with a pandemic that has all but shut down operations? Answer: Cut any non-essential expenses; temporarily close any … Continue reading

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MidAmerica St. Louis Airport To Expand Terminal With $6.5 Million Federal Grant

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue MASCOUTAH, ILL. – MidAmerica St. Louis Airport has announce that a key phase of its planned terminal expansion is moving forward, thanks to nearly $6.5 million in grant funding … Continue reading

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AIRPORT WINTER OPERATIONS… Managing Slippery Runways, Taxiways & Ramps At GA Airports

by Pete Vercouteren Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Winter operations at general aviation (GA) airports can cause many challenges compared to the larger commercial airports. The challenges include availability … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Dedicates New Stellar Aviation Facility

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – On October 15, 2020, airport officials and community leaders dedicated Stellar Aviation Group’s newly completed General Aviation complex at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport … Continue reading

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Phase 2 of Lake Elmo Airport Improvements Underway

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue LAKE ELMO, MINN. – Upon the completion of the Lake Elmo Long-Term Comprehensive Plan (LTCP) in 2016 and a joint Environmental Assessment/Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EA/EAW) in 2018, construction of … Continue reading

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