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Decision To Close Northern Minnesota Airport On Hold!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2020 issue In the April/May 2020 issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, the rural airport in Isle, Minnesota (MY72), and its all-volunteer association, were featured. At an earlier meeting between the city, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Airports – Contributing To The State’s Economy The Minnesota Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study

by Julie Carr Aviation Planner MNDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2020 issue In 2019, the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Office of Aeronautics conducted a study of the annual economic impacts generated by 126 of Minnesota’s … Continue reading

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From Airports To People, The Minnesota Airports Conference Showcased Excellence In The Industry!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue The annual Minnesota Airports Conference held April 24-26, 2019 at the Willmar Conference Center, Willmar, Minnesota, featured everyone from the managers of large commercial service airports, to the smallest … Continue reading

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WANTED: “Your Best Minnesota Aviation Photos”

Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2017 issue ST. PAUL, MINN. – The MnDOT Office of Aeronautics invites you to submit your best photos, which highlight aviation in Minnesota, for its annual photo contest. Winners are selected by open voting … Continue reading

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Where Do Your Floats Come From?

by Rachel Obermoller Pilot, MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2017 There are several ways, which floats, or really any additional equipment, can be certified for aircraft. When an aircraft is initially certified, a Type Certificate … Continue reading

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Fly Minnesota Airports… A Program For Minnesota Pilots

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2017 Fly Minnesota Airports is a program sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Office of Aeronautics and the Minnesota Council of Airports (MCOA) to promote general aviation in Minnesota. This program rewards … Continue reading

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Clear Communications… A Key To Safe Flight

by Dan McDowell Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 Flying solo is like dancing. It requires some specific movements, but also allows a certain amount of freedom of expression. We see this at any airshow where top aerobatic performers … Continue reading

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Using A Drone For Business? Here’s What You Need To Know Under FAA’s New Drone Regulations

by Tara Kalar – Associate Legal Counsel – MnDOT Office of Chief Counsel and Jonathan Estes – Aviation Policy Analyst – MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 If you are an aerial applicator, aerial photographer, … Continue reading

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Participation At EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Reaps Many Rewards

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 We are looking toward the end of another great year of safe flying, airport improvements, and learning. Clearly we can see where progress has … Continue reading

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Facts About Aviation In Minnesota

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