Archives: Airports

MAC Extends Runway & Creates New Taxiway At Minneapolis Crystal Airport To Raise Airport’s Profile & Enhance Accessibility

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – A major runway extension and other airfield improvements have been completed at Crystal Airport (KMIC), in the northwest metro area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, which will benefit … Continue reading

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Artist Focuses On Murals On Aircraft Hangars

by Richard Cross Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue We all use them – hangar doors! Cirrus Flight Operations, Inc., not to be confused with Cirrus Aircraft, would like to introduce Kada Goalen to the aviation community with … Continue reading

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Know the Rules for Safe Ground Vehicle Operations at Airports Information from FAA Advisory Circular 150/5210-20A

by Joe Anderson Minnesota Aeronautics Bulletin – Department of Transportation www.dot.state.mn.us/aero Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue According to FAA Advisory Circular 150/5210-20A, “Each year, accidents, incidents, and runway incursions occur involving aircraft, pedestrians, ground vehicle drivers, and … Continue reading

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The Last Light In Patsy Cline’s Life

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Any time I hear about an aircraft accident which is attributed to “pilot error,” I cringe and try to put myself in the pilot’s seat. Was it a matter … Continue reading

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Mitchell Gallery of Flight & USO Lounge Celebrate New Locations

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue MILWAUKEE, WIS. – The Mitchell Gallery of Flight and the USO Lounge officially opened their new locations at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (KMKE), August 25, 2020. Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, Milwaukee … Continue reading

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Aircraft Specialists Opens New Facility At Clark Regional Airport (KJVY) Jeffersonville/Sellersburg, Indiana

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue JEFFERSONVILLE, IND. – Aircraft Specialists (ASI) has opened a new fixed base operator (FBO) facility and hangar complex at Clark Regional Airport (KJVY). The 22,600 square-foot facility features a spacious lobby with … Continue reading

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Restaurants Near Wisconsin Airports

WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue In the June/July 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, we announced the creation of a new comprehensive list and map of Wisconsin airports with convenient food options, but … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airport Construction Projects 2020

Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue For public-use airports in Minnesota, the 2020 construction season is going to be busy, with numerous projects continuing in process and planned, in spite of the current … Continue reading

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Concurrent use and land release: risks, rewards, and what you should know

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Small airports across Minnesota are often looking for new ways to cover their costs. One alternative revenue source might be right on the airport’s property—in the form of excess or underutilized land. … Continue reading

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Isle Airport Receives New Lease On Life

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The Isle, Minnesota airport IS NOT closing! On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, the Isle City Council voted to enforce the air-easement to clear the tall trees off the south end of the … Continue reading

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