Archives: Airports

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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Work On MSP’s Long-Term Plan For 2040 Now Underway

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MINN. – This spring the staff at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP) started looking toward the future and have begun work on the long-term planning process for the airport. Creating … Continue reading

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Lofty Aspirations: Airport Celebrates 80 Years of Commercial Flights

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue MADISON, WIS. – When the first commercial airline flights departed Madison, Wisconsin in 1939, no one could have imagined how air travel would take off over the next eight decades. Back then, … Continue reading

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Meet Erin Kube

Airport Land Program Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue In April 2019, Erin Kube joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (WisDOT) Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) as the “Airport Land Program Manager.” Erin is … Continue reading

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Independence Municipal Airport Re-Dedicated James H. Connell Field

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue INDEPENDENCE, IOWA – The City of Independence, Iowa, alongside the Connell family, held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house, April 13, 2019, to officially rename the local airport “James H. Connell … Continue reading

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64th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference… Airports, Businesses, Awards & Recognition

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue The Wisconsin Aviation Conference (WAC) was held in Green Bay, Wis., May 5-7, 2019, at the Radisson Hotel & Convention Center, directly across the highway from the host airport, … Continue reading

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Third Time, Still A Charm… MSP Again Named Best Airport In North America

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MINN. – Airports Council International (ACI) recently named Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) the “Best Airport In North America” in its size category for 2018, along with Detroit Metropolitan Wayne … Continue reading

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From Airports To People, The Minnesota Airports Conference Showcased Excellence In The Industry!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue The annual Minnesota Airports Conference held April 24-26, 2019 at the Willmar Conference Center, Willmar, Minnesota, featured everyone from the managers of large commercial service airports, to the smallest … Continue reading

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Chicago Mayoral Candidate Campaigned To Bring Back Meigs Field For Economic Reasons

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2019 issue CHICAGO, ILL. – As reported by Amelia Walsh of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) in a February 14, 2019 article for AOPA, Chicago mayoral candidate, Willie Wilson, had been campaigning … Continue reading

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