Tag Archives: Richard I. Bong Airport

Kestrel Aircraft Corporation Lands In Superior!

SUPERIOR, WIS. – The cofounder of Cirrus Aircraft Corporation, Alan Klapmeier, is moving closer to home with his newest company, Kestrel Aircraft Corporation. It was announced January 16, 2012, that Kestrel will be locating its manufacturing facility to Superior, Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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The Upper Deck… For Quick Turnarounds or Leisurely Dining!

SUPERIOR, WIS. – Wisconsin is known for its airport restaurants, but most are located in southern Wisconsin. One restaurant in northwestern Wisconsin is the “Upper Deck Restaurant & Lounge” at Richard I. Bong Airport in Superior, Wisconsin (SUW). Owner Ron … Continue reading

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Greatness Finds Company… Richard I. Bong Airport & The William Amorde Terminal

SUPERIOR, WIS. – The City of Superior, Wisconsin, named its airport and its airport terminal building after two aviators who have contributed greatly to aviation – World War II Medal of Honor recipient Richard I. Bong, and airport manager, fixed … Continue reading

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Jets, Floatplanes & Destinations

by Dave Weiman Featured in this issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine are three jet aircraft – the Embraer “Phenom 300” as featured on the cover; the “HondaJet,” which recently reached a speed of 425 KTAS and a maximum operating altitude … Continue reading

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