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Minimum Standards Are Important!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue In my previous column, I addressed “Grant Assurances,” what they are, what they do, and why we need them. This time I … Continue reading

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New Boardwalk Opens At Crystal Airport Wildlife Area

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue CRYSTAL, MINN. – The wildlife area on the northeast corner of Crystal Airport is again available for round-trip hikes, thanks to a partnership with the Three Rivers Park District and the … Continue reading

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Gate Guardians

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 We’ve all seen them…airplanes, helicopters, tanks, artillery pieces, and other pieces of military hardware on display at military bases and airfields, VFW and American Legion posts, and museums. Often, … Continue reading

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Dranzik Up To The Challenge of Leading Two Metropolitan Airports

by Harold Mester Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Brian Dranzik is the newly appointed Milwaukee County Airport Director, responsible for both of Milwaukee County’s airports, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE) and Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport (KMWC) in … Continue reading

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MAAC Grassroots 2018 Fly-In Brodhead, Wisconsin Updates

Brodhead Airport – EAA Chapter 431 Field Condition Update for Grassroots Fly-In News Release from Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 Brodhead Airport has received several inches of new rain over the weekend and along with the already saturated ground, the grass conditions … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces Airport Access Watch List

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue As part of an ongoing initiative to ensure fee transparency, airport access, and competition for critical services at publicly funded airports, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced an Airport … Continue reading

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South St. Paul Names New Airport Manager

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue SOUTH ST. PAUL, MINN. – Minnesota native Andrew Wall has returned home to manage South St. Paul Municipal Airport – Fleming Field. He succeeds Philip Tiedeman who joined the staff at the … Continue reading

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Minnesota Council of Airports & MNDOT Honor State’s Finest!

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue DULUTH, MINN. – The Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) honored those who have made significant contributions to the Minnesota air transportation system during the Minnesota Airports Conference, April 18-20, 2018 at the … Continue reading

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The Beauty & Uniqueness of Stearman Field

by Grant Boyd Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue Whether you rate an airport by the quality of the food at its restaurant, the variety of aircraft that fly in and out, or the people “bumming” around, Lloyd … Continue reading

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AOPA Withdraws FAA Complaint Against Waukegan Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue FREDERICK, MD – In August 2017, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) filed three Part 13 complaints with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over egregious FBO fees at three airports, one … Continue reading

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