Tag Archives: airport

What’s a hangar for, anyway?

by Tim Jarvis MnDOT – Aeronautics Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 When asked recently to write about hangar usage, I immediately thought back to my manager days at a local FBO in the early 2000s. Even then, … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, Columns, Columns, Columns, February/March 2021, MN Aeronautics Bulletin | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How Close Is Too Close?

by Levi Eastlick WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 At a time when shaking hands or seeing a stranger’s smile might be as rare as an airworthy SBD Dauntless, there is no better escape … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Columns, Columns, February/March 2021, Wisconsin Aeronautics Report | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recapping COVID-19 2020

  It is nearly mid-December 2020 as I compose this column, and I am sure by the time you read this, the legislative season will be in full swing for 2021. 2020 was a bust for nearly anything significant pertaining … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA, AOPA Great Lakes Report, Columns, Columns, Columns, February/March 2021 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Phase 2 of Lake Elmo Airport Improvements Underway

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue LAKE ELMO, MINN. – Upon the completion of the Lake Elmo Long-Term Comprehensive Plan (LTCP) in 2016 and a joint Environmental Assessment/Environmental Assessment Worksheet (EA/EAW) in 2018, construction of … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, December 2020/January 2021, Sections, Sections | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Michigan’s Detroit City Airport To Get Boost by GA

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue            In early August, AOPA was invited to attend … Continue reading

Posted in AOPA Great Lakes Report, Columns, Columns, Columns, October/November 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Accelerated Aviation Instruction Moves To Owatonna

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue After years of steady growth, Accelerated Aviation Instruction (AAI) has moved their operation from Albert Lea Municipal Airport (KAEL) in Albert Lea, Minnesota to Owatonna Degner Regional Airport (KOWA) in Owatonna, Minnesota. … Continue reading

Posted in All Headlines, August/September 2020, Flying & Flight Experiences, Headlines, Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Airports, All Headlines, August/September 2020, Headlines, Headlines | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Big Win For GA Despite COVID-19

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association www.aopa.org Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue 2020 changed almost overnight. COVID-19 wreaked havoc on industries and economies throughout the world. … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, AOPA Regional Report, August/September 2020, Columns, Columns, Columns | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Politely Quiet Airports

by Harold Green @August 2020 All rights reserved. Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Usually this column is devoted to subjects related to piloting techniques with an emphasis on safety. However, in this column the emphasis is on … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, August/September 2020, Columns, Pilot Proficiency | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Positive Look At GA

Letter to the city finance director of Wayne, Nebraska. From Jim Hanson Corporate Pilot & Manager of Albert Lea Municipal Airport Albert Lea, Minnesota Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue Dear Sir: In addition to being the manager of … Continue reading

Posted in Airports, All Features, Features, Features, June/July 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment