Tag Archives: Airports

MAC’s CEO Brian Ryks Selected for Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO List

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2024 Digital Issue MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, Minn. — Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) Chief Executive Officer Brian Ryks has been selected by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal for its 2024 Most Admired CEO list. Each year … Continue reading

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A Report On The 2024 Minnesota Airports Conference

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2024 Digital Issue It is tradition to rotate the annual Minnesota Airports Conference around the state to different host airports and communities. Last year, the conference was held in Alexandria, Minnesota. … Continue reading

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U.S. Student Pilot Certificates Up 24%

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2024 Digital Issue When you consider that the number of student pilot certificates received in the U.S. in 2023 increased 24% from 2022, rising from 56,170 to 69,503, according to the … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airports Face Unknowns In Unleaded Avgas Transition

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2024 Digital Issue The aviation industry and the FAA have established a goal of removing lead from avgas no later than 2030. While that’s more than five years out, Minnesota’s airports, as well as … Continue reading

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Communicate with farmers about safe agricultural operations around airports

by Jared Wedel MnDOT Aeronautics Airport Coordinator – North Region Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2024 Digital Issue One of the hardest things to tell farmers is that they can’t plant crops on perfectly good tillable land. Yet, that … Continue reading

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“See you soon!” Making the most of our freedom to fly.

by Mark Baker Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2024 Digital Issue Right about this time, as I am sure many of you do, I take a step back and wonder where my travels will take me over the coming … Continue reading

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Gated Aviation Community In Texas Installs Schweiss Hydraulic Doors

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2024 Digital Issue FAIRFAX, MINN. – The concept of airparks isn’t anything new. They are all over the world. Aero Country East in the North Dallas Metroplex has taken the concept to another level, … Continue reading

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Runway Texturing – Friction Recovery Treatments Put the Brakes on Runway Low Friction Worries!

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2024 Digital Issue Skid resistance, in the context of airplane tires coming in contact with runway pavements and the ability to brake safely within a defined distance, is a core safety component at every … Continue reading

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All About Airport Pavement Markings

by Nate Sievert Airport Operations Program Administrator MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2023 Digital Issue Pavement markings at airports in the state of Minnesota are refreshed and maintained through FAA standards and guidelines in FAA advisory circular … Continue reading

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The Aviation Community Is Up & At ‘Em!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2023 Digital Issue Of all the industries I have been involved with over the years for business and pleasure, the general aviation community has been the most active when it comes … Continue reading

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