Tag Archives: Airports

MidAmerica St. Louis Airport To Expand Terminal With $6.5 Million Federal Grant

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue MASCOUTAH, ILL. – MidAmerica St. Louis Airport has announce that a key phase of its planned terminal expansion is moving forward, thanks to nearly $6.5 million in grant funding … Continue reading

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AIRPORT WINTER OPERATIONS… Managing Slippery Runways, Taxiways & Ramps At GA Airports

by Pete Vercouteren Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue Winter operations at general aviation (GA) airports can cause many challenges compared to the larger commercial airports. The challenges include availability … Continue reading

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MAC Extends Runway & Creates New Taxiway At Minneapolis Crystal Airport To Raise Airport’s Profile & Enhance Accessibility

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. – A major runway extension and other airfield improvements have been completed at Crystal Airport (KMIC), in the northwest metro area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, which will benefit … Continue reading

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What to do? What to do? Where should I fly to?

by Jim Hanson Copyright 2020. All rights reserved! Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue As I write this article, I am manning my empty office at Albert Lea (MN) Municipal Airport (KAEL) on July 4, … Continue reading

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Boundaries of Airport Profit

by Kyle Lewis Regional Manager Government Affairs & Airport Advocacy / Great Lakes Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 Do you think an airport can make money (be profitable)? Is an … Continue reading

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Turning the Calendar… Thanks for your support in this difficult year

by Mark Baker AOPA President and CEO Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine (online) – December 2020/January 2021 issue As we enter December, the final chapter of this tumultuous year, I can’t say I am sad to see it go. With … Continue reading

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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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