Tag Archives: Aeronautics

Northern Minnesota Airport Faces Possible Closure, Seeks Support From Midwest Aviation Community

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue ISLE, MINN. – Membership in the Isle Airport Association has increased to 140 members, the organization had an extremely successful fly-in breakfast this past year, a survey was completed recently that proved … Continue reading

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Fond Farewell

From Kathy Vesely Assistant Director, MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue In the year 2000, already 22 years into my MnDOT career, I applied for a transfer to the Airport Development Section (ADS) of the Aeronautics … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airport Directory in ForeFlight

by Jim McCanney Aviation Representative MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue MnDOT creates a “Minnesota Airport Directory and Travel Guide” every year. Our goal is to provide the public with some general aviation information … Continue reading

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Where are you based?

by Rick Braunig Manager of Aviation Safety & Enforcement MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue A few years back the FAA started a new program to track where aircraft are based. The FAA made … Continue reading

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A Discussion of Take Off

by Rick Braunig Manager of Aviation Safety & Enforcement MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue I hire pilots for our office and one of my favorite questions is: How do you know you have … Continue reading

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Meet Teresa Klein

Airport Land Program Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue In October 2019, Teresa Klein joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA), as the Airport Land Program Manager. Klein is … Continue reading

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2015 Wisconsin Airport Rates & Charges Report

Published Midwest Flyer – Aug/Sept 2016 The Airport Rates & Charges Report for calendar year 2015 is now available. Each year, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics surveys those airports within the State Airport System Plan for information … Continue reading

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Looking At The Year Ahead

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota Office of Aeronautics I hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday season. Even though we have a number of cold weather weeks ahead, we can now begin to think about the coming spring. With that we … Continue reading

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Meet Eric W. Johnson, P.E.

Eric W. Johnson Airport Development Engineer WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics In September 2007, Eric W. Johnson joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics as an airport development engineer. Eric is responsible for developing eligible projects for around a … Continue reading

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Annual Engineers Workshop

by Thomas DeWinter, P.E. Chief, Airport Construction Standards WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics The fundamental mission of the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics is to ensure a sound system of airports across the state. Each airport plays a vital part that contributes … Continue reading

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