Archives: Airports

Overland Aviation Cuts Ribbon On New Terminal & Customs Facility

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue WILLISTON, N.D. – Flights from all corners of the globe can now fly in and fuel up at Overland Aviation as they opened a new terminal and U.S. Customs … Continue reading

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St. Louis Downtown Airport Recognized As Illinois Reliever Airport of the Year

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue CAHOKIA HEIGHTS/SAUGET, ILL. – St. Louis Downtown Airport (KCPS) was named the 2020 Reliever Airport of the Year by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Division of Aeronautics. The … Continue reading

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The Challenge Was On!

Spot Landing Contest At Milwaukee Timmerman Airport Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue by Dave Weiman It’s not often I get to participate in the aviation events I promote and cover for Midwest Flyer Magazine. … Continue reading

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Avfuel Welcomes Two New Carver Aero FBOs To Branded Network

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue   Carver Aero recently selected Avfuel as its branded fuel supply partner for its two new FBOs in Janesville, Wis. (KJVL), and Chicago/Aurora, Ill. (KARR). The agreement extends the … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Cold War History

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue About half-way across Kansas, if you’re VFR and following I-70 or the old National Road (U.S. 40), you’ll eventually come across the town of Russell, Kansas. … Continue reading

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Duckworth, Durbin Announce $7.6 Million For Central Illinois Airports

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) have announced a total of $7,659,968 in federal funding to three Central Illinois airports. These Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) … Continue reading

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Carver Aero Acquires LumanAir & ATS Illinois

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue AURORA, ILL. – After more than 60 years in business, Bob and Mike Luman of LumanAir Aviation Services at Aurora Municipal Airport in Sugar Grove, Illinois, have accepted an offer from … Continue reading

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St. Louis Downtown Airport Gears Up For NBAA Convention

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue After a COVID-19 induced hiatus in 2020, the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) is returning to the Las Vegas Convention Center, October 12 -14, bringing together business leaders, … Continue reading

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Hangar Loan Program Provides Funding For Aircraft Storage

by Luke Bourassa South Region Development Engineer MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Funding for airport projects in Minnesota comes from a variety of different sources. One of the more unique programs is … Continue reading

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Pilots Working Together To Promote & Protect Airports

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy Great Lakes Region Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue The price of freedom is eternal vigilance,” quoted by Thomas Jefferson. While his thoughts … Continue reading

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