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MnDOT Weather Computers At Airports Get An Update… Printers Are Being Phased Out!

by Mike Hartell Airport Operations Director MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Over the past 30 years, we have seen a lot of changes in our ability to gather and display weather information … Continue reading

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Hangar Loan Program Provides Funding For Aircraft Storage

by Luke Bourassa South Region Development Engineer MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Funding for airport projects in Minnesota comes from a variety of different sources. One of the more unique programs is … Continue reading

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Improved Internet Services Coming To Many Minnesota Airports

by Kris Christenson MnDOT Navigations Systems Radio Engineer Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue  MnDOT’s Office of Aeronautics has been working on several programs to improve communication services at Minnesota’s local general aviation airports. The first of … Continue reading

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MnDOT Air Mobility Strategic Plan Looks To The Future

by Michael Johnson Business Process Manager MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue The Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Office of Aeronautics is developing an air mobility strategic plan to prepare for Minnesota’s future as … Continue reading

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Bringing Clearance Delivery Into The 21st Century

by Kyle Sullivan Airport Coordinator MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – June/July 2021 Online Issue For pilots – whether seasoned or novice – receiving an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) clearance is not a new concept. The … Continue reading

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Bringing Clearance Delivery Into The 21st Century

by Kyle Sullivan Airport Coordinator MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue For pilots – whether seasoned or novice – receiving an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) clearance is not a new concept. The delivery … Continue reading

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Statewide Automated Weather Observation Systems: Weather Services Available To Pilots & Non-Pilots Alike

by Michael Hartell Navigation Systems Supervisor MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 I started learning how to fly back in 1981–82. One of the things I remember most was trying to understand weather. I … Continue reading

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Your Fly Minnesota Airports Passport Adventure Awaits You!

by Darlene Dahlseide Published Midwest Flyer – October/November 2020 issue Flying is fun for aviators. The freedom experienced when you fly is little short of absolutely marvelous. And now and then something comes along that makes flying even more fun, … Continue reading

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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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