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Pardon Our Dust: Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2023 Digital Issue Anyone living in Wisconsin, or the Midwest for that matter, knows that the weather dictates many aspects of life. The old joke is, we … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Hangar Storage

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine December 2022/January 2023 Digital Issue Appropriate hangar storage will always be a common point of contention between airports and hangar tenants. Although the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) 2016 … Continue reading

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Cornucopia Airport Now Open to the Public

by Hal Davis Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2022 Digital Issue After many years of hard work by a group of dedicated volunteers, Cornucopia Airport (23W) is now officially open to the public! The airport is located near the … Continue reading

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Pardon Our Dust: Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. In November 2021, Congress passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law or BIL. Among many other things, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Airport Changes

by Hal Davis WisDOT – Bureau of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue The holidays may be over, but it’s not too late for one last gift to Wisconsin aviators. It’s a new public-use airport! Sullivan … Continue reading

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Drones, Helping To Clear The Way For Airplanes In Wisconsin

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – December 2021/January 2022 Online Issue For pilots, a freshly paved runway or new terminal building are airport improvements that are easy to recognize and appreciate. Conversely, obstruction … Continue reading

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New Publications For Wisconsin Aviators

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue The Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) is pleased to announce the release of several new publications for aviators. Digital copies of these new publications, … Continue reading

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Large-Scale Airport Solar Facilities Gaining In Popularity

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/June 2021 Online Issue The remarkable growth of the solar industry witnessed in the last decade continues to show no sign of slowing down. Fueled by decreasing costs … Continue reading

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Pardon Our Dust: Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – April/May 2021 issue During a year unlike any other, 2020 was remarkably “normal” as it related to airport improvement projects in Wisconsin. As with many other aspects … 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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