Tag Archives: Airports

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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Northern Minnesota Airport Faces Possible Closure, Seeks Support From Midwest Aviation Community

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue ISLE, MINN. – Membership in the Isle Airport Association has increased to 140 members, the organization had an extremely successful fly-in breakfast this past year, a survey was completed recently that proved … Continue reading

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Fond Farewell

From Kathy Vesely Assistant Director, MnDOT Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue In the year 2000, already 22 years into my MnDOT career, I applied for a transfer to the Airport Development Section (ADS) of the Aeronautics … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airport Directory in ForeFlight

by Jim McCanney Aviation Representative MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue MnDOT creates a “Minnesota Airport Directory and Travel Guide” every year. Our goal is to provide the public with some general aviation information … Continue reading

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