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Lofty Aspirations: Airport Celebrates 80 Years of Commercial Flights

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue MADISON, WIS. – When the first commercial airline flights departed Madison, Wisconsin in 1939, no one could have imagined how air travel would take off over the next eight decades. Back then, … Continue reading

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Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics 2013 Recap If you did much flying in Wisconsin last year during the warmer months, you probably noticed that many of our airports were bustling with construction. In 2013, Wisconsin airports began 86 … Continue reading

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A Lifetime In Aviation, As I Remember It

by Don Winkler Flying has been somewhat different for me. I have grown up with a camera in my hand. The airplane has been a platform for me to capture images at a different perspective. I have been doing aerial … Continue reading

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New Category II Approach For Dane County Regional Airport

MADISON, WIS. – A new Category II instrument landing system (ILS) is the cornerstone of a $9.6 million multi-year project to reduce minimums at Dane County Regional Airport in Madison, Wisconsin (KMSN). A Category II (CAT II) is a precision … Continue reading

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Dane County Regional Airport, Serving Three Distinct Tenants

MADISON, WIS. – Unlike many “hub” airports in major cities whose primary tenants are the airlines, airports in medium-sized cities like Madison, Wisconsin, not only serve the airlines, but a variety of general aviation operations and oftentimes the military. Today … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Welcomes Wisconsin Aviation Conference To Madison

MADISON, WIS. – One of Wisconsin’s largest fixed base operations, Wisconsin Aviation, Inc. (WisconsinAviation.com) with locations at Madison, Juneau and Watertown, will be welcoming participants of the Wisconsin Aviation Conference (wiama.org) to Madison, April 29 – May 1. The 58th … Continue reading

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