Tag Archives: Airports

RAF Volunteers Attend Conference In Wisconsin

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue “RAF 2022 – The RAF Way” was a three-day conference held May 15-17 in the Milwaukee suburb of Pewaukee, Wisconsin. EAA CEO Jack Pelton welcomed early arrivals at Pioneer Field, and … Continue reading

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Meet Brandon Benjamin – Airport System Planner

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Brandon Benjamin joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) in April 2022 as the Airport System Planner. He is responsible for implementing and maintaining the State Airport System … Continue reading

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Predicting the future

by Rick Braunig Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. Every once in a while, I feel like I can see into the future and then I think about predictions that failed to materialize like the Small Aircraft … Continue reading

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New Minnesota airport, seaplane base and travel guides now available as ForeFlight Content Packs

by James McCanney Aviation Representative & Pilot for Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. MnDOT Aeronautics added a new feature to the Minnesota Airport Directory and Travel Guide three years ago. We developed a ForeFlight Content … Continue reading

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Sharing the VFR traffic pattern: VFR and IFR aircraft at the “Uncontrolled Airport”

by Eric Peltier Pilot for Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. We tend to use the term Uncontrolled Airport to describe airports without control towers or airports with non-operating control towers. The current FAA circular with … Continue reading

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Pardon Our Dust: Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. In November 2021, Congress passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law or BIL. Among many other things, … Continue reading

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MAC GA Airports See Continued Growth

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL – The six general aviation airports operated by the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) grew their operations in 2021 by 8% collectively—an increase to 352,195, or 26,151 more takeoffs and … Continue reading

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What Is The Value of Your Local Airport?

by Bob Worthington © Copyright 2022. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. Most non-aviation people view airports as being in two distinct different versions. Those which service the airlines and the much smaller county … Continue reading

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Economic Impact Analysis For Airports: A Primer On Measuring The Economic Contributions of Airports

by Aaron Gruen, Debra Jeans, and Andrew Ratchford Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Iissue PURPOSE OF ECONOMIC IMPACT ANALYSIS The common purpose of any economic impact analysis is to quantify the total impact of a change in … Continue reading

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AWOS: THE WIND OF CHANGE

by John B. Dalton MnDOT Statewide Navigation Systems Engineer Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue It’s 5 AM, and you’re beginning to hear the birds calling in the beautiful day as you sit outdoors sipping your morning … Continue reading

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