Archives: Airports

DuPage Airport Authority Earns National Budgeting Award

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue WEST CHICAGO, ILL. – The DuPage Airport Authority (DAA) has garnered national recognition for its 2018 budget. The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) recently honored DAA with a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, … Continue reading

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Corporate Jet Mounted At Airport Entrance Symbolizes Impact GA Has Had On Community

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue WATERTOWN, WIS. – Earth-bound travelers entering Watertown’s main southern entrance are now greeted by a beautiful Cessna Citation 500 mounted on top of a 21-foot pole. The Citation was purchased for its … Continue reading

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New Artwork At KMSP

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 Issue St. Paul, Minn. – The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), along with Airport Foundation MSP and Arts@MSP, welcomed world-renowned artist Jen Lewin to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (KMSP, November 19, 2018, to present … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2019 Regional Fly-In Locations

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 FREDERICK, MD – In celebration of its 80th Anniversary, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host three grand, two-day fly-ins for the 2019 season. Returning to two of our favorite fly-in … Continue reading

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Minimum Standards Are Important!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue In my previous column, I addressed “Grant Assurances,” what they are, what they do, and why we need them. This time I … Continue reading

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New Boardwalk Opens At Crystal Airport Wildlife Area

Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue CRYSTAL, MINN. – The wildlife area on the northeast corner of Crystal Airport is again available for round-trip hikes, thanks to a partnership with the Three Rivers Park District and the … Continue reading

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Gate Guardians

by Jim Hanson Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 We’ve all seen them…airplanes, helicopters, tanks, artillery pieces, and other pieces of military hardware on display at military bases and airfields, VFW and American Legion posts, and museums. Often, … Continue reading

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Dranzik Up To The Challenge of Leading Two Metropolitan Airports

by Harold Mester Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Brian Dranzik is the newly appointed Milwaukee County Airport Director, responsible for both of Milwaukee County’s airports, General Mitchell International Airport (KMKE) and Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport (KMWC) in … Continue reading

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MAAC Grassroots 2018 Fly-In Brodhead, Wisconsin Updates

Brodhead Airport – EAA Chapter 431 Field Condition Update for Grassroots Fly-In News Release from Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 Brodhead Airport has received several inches of new rain over the weekend and along with the already saturated ground, the grass conditions … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces Airport Access Watch List

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue As part of an ongoing initiative to ensure fee transparency, airport access, and competition for critical services at publicly funded airports, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has announced an Airport … Continue reading

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