Tag Archives: Airports

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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Live Global Traffic Streaming Now Available With ForeFlight

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue ForeFlight, in partnership with FlightAware, is now providing live global traffic streaming for all customers with its new Internet Traffic feature. Internet Traffic is tied to the same Traffic map layer used to … Continue reading

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Preparing For The Unexpected

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Airports and pilots alike take pride in their preparedness for emergency situations. We have our index of checklists and practice them regularly. But what happens … Continue reading

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From The Frying Pan, Into The Fire: PFAS/PFOS Concerns For Airport Operators

by Brad Maurer, JD, CPCU Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue Airports have long been concerned about environmental quality. Ever since we have understood the impact of fuel and degreasing solvent releases to the ground and the groundwater, … 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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The more things change

Amid challenges to aviation, resiliency is a constant by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue The human body is incredibly resilient. With the ability to respond to a variety of changing environments, … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Reliever Airports Continue To Provide Essential Services

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2020 issue While the number of flights taking off and landing at the MAC’s six reliever airports has declined during the COVID-19 pandemic, essential flights – including those supporting important medical services – still … Continue reading

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New Helpful Publications for Aviators

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue The Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) is pleased to announce the release of several new free publications for aviators. Digital copies of these new publications, … Continue reading

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New Director At MidAmerica St. Louis Airport

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue MASCOUTAH, ILL. – The St. Clair County Public Building Commission (PBC), which oversees the operations at MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (KBLV) in Mascoutah, Ill., has announced that Bryan Johnson has been selected … Continue reading

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