Tag Archives: Airports

You’re Doing WHAT? – Part 2

by Woody Minar Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue In the August/September 2018 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I wrote about pet peeves that fight instructors and air traffic controllers around the country have shared with me in … Continue reading

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Where have all the airport kids gone?

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue How today’s youth will fall in love with flying! Growing up as a young boy in Minnesota, free time for me meant riding my bike … Continue reading

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75 Years of State/Airport Partnership In 2018

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2018 We are happy to share the fact that 2018 marks the beginning of our 75th year of partnerships with Minnesota’s great publicly owned airports! … Continue reading

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Big Names & Small Towns

by Mark Baker AOPA President & CEO Published in Midwest Flyer December 2017/January 2018 issue More often than not, when we make plans to fly somewhere, the name attached to the airport is more of an afterthought than anything else. … Continue reading

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MAC Paint Shop’s Work Is Everywhere, Embracing Sustainability

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL, MINN. – Some paint jobs are so big they seemingly never end. At Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), the paint shop is responsible for keeping a clean coat on thousands … Continue reading

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All You Ever Wanted To Know About Taxiway Markings – and More!

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 issue The last Aeronautics Report kicked off a series of articles focused on airport visual aids and provided an overview of runway markings. … Continue reading

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Illinois Congressman Hosts Roundtable On GA

PEORIA, ILL. – Illinois Congressman Darin LaHood hosted a General Aviation Roundtable, August 23, 2016, at Mount Hawley Auxiliary Airport in Peoria, Illinois, to bring together general aviation stakeholders and pilots to discuss the transportation issues facing small airports, rural … Continue reading

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Safe Flying Requires Accurate Weather Prediction

Learn How WisDOT’s Bureau of Aeronautics Improves Flight Planning by John Thivierge Director of Aviation Weather Schneider Electric Flight conditions can change in the blink of an eye. One moment you’ll see clear blue skies and feel the hot summer … Continue reading

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New Wisconsin Weather System Available To Pilots

by Hal Davis Airport Compliance Manager WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Free, easy to use, accurate weather information is now at your fingertips. Late last year, the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics partnered with Schneider Electric to provide pilots free access to … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Coalition Suggests Talking Points For Participants of Aviation Day At The State Capitol

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Members of the Minnesota Aviation Trades Association (MATA) joined with members of the Minnesota Business Aviation Association (MBAA), Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA), Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), and Minnesota aviation … Continue reading

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