Archives: Airports

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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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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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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