Archives: Airports

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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Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Auction

Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Auction: Avionics, airport lighting parts, etc. (listed under miscellaneous). Proceeds will come back to the State Airports Fund. Bids close on September 14. Go to: https://www.minnbid.org/Mobile/Default Select “view all” and then sort by location, St. Paul 55107.

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Carver Aero Acquires Janesville Jet Center

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue DAVENPORT, IOWA – Carver Aero has announced that it has acquired the fixed-base operation Janesville Jet Center at Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport in Janesville, Wisconsin. Carver Aero is continuing to expand … Continue reading

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Meet Greg Stern, Airport Development Engineer

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Greg Stern joined the Wisconsin DOT Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in May 2021. As an airport development engineer, Greg is responsible for managing projects at 10 airports around Wisconsin. His duties … Continue reading

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Breezy Point Aviation Days 2021 Was A Go!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue With the cancellation of Breezy Point Aviation Days 2020 due to the pandemic, there was pent-up enthusiasm for the annual fly-in held Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Breezy Point Airport – … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Celebrates Four Decades of Service

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue WATERTOWN, WIS  – Wisconsin Aviation, a leader in the general aviation services industry, was founded on  July 22, 1981, by Owner/President/CEO Jeff Baum – four decades ago! From the beginning, Baum’s … Continue reading

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