Archives: Airports

New Director At MidAmerica St. Louis Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue MASCOUTAH, ILL. – The St. Clair County Public Building Commission (PBC), which oversees the operations at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (KBLV) in Mascoutah, Ill., has announced that Bryan Johnson has been selected … Continue reading

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Northern Minnesota Airport Faces Possible Closure, Seeks Support From Midwest Aviation Community

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue ISLE, MINN. – Membership in the Isle Airport Association has increased to 140 members, the organization had an extremely successful fly-in breakfast this past year, a survey was completed recently that proved … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airport Directory in ForeFlight

by Jim McCanney Aviation Representative MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue MnDOT creates a “Minnesota Airport Directory and Travel Guide” every year. Our goal is to provide the public with some general aviation information … Continue reading

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Pardon Our Dust: Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Between planning, design and construction, airport projects often take several years to make it from inception to ribbon cutting. In 2019, we celebrated the completion … Continue reading

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Rochester International Airport

Meeting The Air Transportation Needs of The Mayo Clinic, Local Pilots & Businesses by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Some airports have the unique status of including “regional” in their names, thereby serving more than … Continue reading

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2020 Minnesota Airports Conference

April 29–May 1, 2020 (CANCELED) Mayo Civic Center Rochester, MN To comply with recommendations from the Minnesota Department of Health on limiting the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Minnesota Council of Airports, MnDOT, and the University of Minnesota have canceled … Continue reading

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Wittman Regional Airport To Build New General Aviation Terminal

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue OSHKOSH, WIS. – Supervisors of the Winnebago County Board have approved three resolutions to move forward with the construction of a new general aviation (GA) terminal at Wittman Regional Airport. The terminal … Continue reading

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Gassing Up, Then and Now

by Allen Penticoff Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue Recently, my plane partner and I undertook a fun flight on a beautiful warm Sunday afternoon across southern Wisconsin from our home base in Freeport, Illinois, to dine at … Continue reading

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Innovative Tools In Airport Planning

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 Incorporating the latest technology in developing an airport layout plan can provide crucial information to decision-makers in a visual and interactive manner. The aviation services group at Bolton & Menk uses innovative … Continue reading

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How To Create A Capital Improvement Program For General Aviation Airports

by Melissa Underwood Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2019/January 2020 issue Developing capital improvement programs (CIP) to guide future investments can seem daunting. Funding sources, priority of needs, airport qualifications, as well as state, federal and local fiscal years, … Continue reading

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