Twin Pines Resort Hosts Fly-In On Mille Lacs Lake

GARRISON, MINN. – If you have always wanted to land on a lake, but don’t own a floatplane, all you need is a resort to plow out a two-mile stretch of snow on a frozen lake. That’s what the Twin Pines Resort did on Saturday, March 2, 2013, when 57 airplanes on wheels and skis landed on Mille Lacs Lake in north central Minnesota for breakfast, lunch and camaraderie.

Doug Evink, president of Tanis Aircraft Products, donated two engine covers that were given away in a raffle (

In addition to the beautiful photos taken by photojournalist, Brad Thornberg in this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, see the video footage on YouTube:

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