Archives: Airports

Restaurants Near Wisconsin Airports

WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue In the June/July 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, we announced the creation of a new comprehensive list and map of Wisconsin airports with convenient food options, but … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airport Construction Projects 2020

Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue For public-use airports in Minnesota, the 2020 construction season is going to be busy, with numerous projects continuing in process and planned, in spite of the current … Continue reading

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Concurrent use and land release: risks, rewards, and what you should know

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Small airports across Minnesota are often looking for new ways to cover their costs. One alternative revenue source might be right on the airport’s property—in the form of excess or underutilized land. … Continue reading

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Isle Airport Receives New Lease On Life

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The Isle, Minnesota airport IS NOT closing! On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, the Isle City Council voted to enforce the air-easement to clear the tall trees off the south end of the … Continue reading

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Big Win For GA Despite COVID-19

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue 2020 changed almost overnight. COVID-19 wreaked havoc on industries and economies throughout the world. … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Reliever Airports Continue To Provide Essential Services

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue While the number of flights taking off and landing at the MAC’s six reliever airports has declined during the COVID-19 pandemic, essential flights – including those supporting important medical services – still … Continue reading

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Politely Quiet Airports

by Harold Green @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Usually this column is devoted to subjects related to piloting techniques with an emphasis on safety. However, in this column the emphasis is on … Continue reading

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Isle Minnesota Pancake Breakfast Is Canceled

Isle Airport Association directors met yesterday to discuss the pancake breakfast. We came to a unanimous decision: Isle Airport Pancake Breakfast is Canceled for July 12, 2020.   Isle Airport will remain OPEN to members and we encourage you to … Continue reading

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A Positive Look At GA

Letter to the city finance director of Wayne, Nebraska. From Jim Hanson Corporate Pilot & Manager of Albert Lea Municipal Airport Albert Lea, Minnesota Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Dear Sir: In addition to being the manager of … Continue reading

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Decision To Close Northern Minnesota Airport On Hold!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue In the April/May 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, the rural airport in Isle, Minnesota (MY72), and its all-volunteer association, were featured. At an earlier meeting between the city, … Continue reading

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