Tag Archives: Wisconsin

Airport Director Looks At Leasing Land To Tech School As One More Means To Keep Airport Self-Sufficient

APPLETON, WIS. – A $32.5 million public safety training center for Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) may be built on leased land from Outagamie County Regional Airport in Appleton, Wis., which would benefit the airport and local economy, according to … Continue reading

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Mayor Supports Local Airport

BARABOO, WIS. – All too often, local politicians do not support their local airport, claiming that airplanes based there are only toys for rich people. But not so in Baraboo, Wisconsin, where Mayor Patrick Liston says that the airport is … 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

Posted in Airports, Aug/Sept 2011, Destinations, Fly & Dine, Sections | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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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Fourth of July Weekend Sacred In Phillips

PHILLIPS, WIS. – Fourth of July weekend has become sacred for residents of Price County, Wisconsin, as the annual Price County Fly-In & Air Show is held at Price County Airport, Phillips, Wisconsin. There was a twilight air show Friday, … Continue reading

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The Great Lakes Have Become Even Greater!

by Bill Bill Blake AOPA Great Lakes Regional Representative I am very pleased to report that the states of Iowa and Missouri have been added to the AOPA Great Lakes Region, bringing the total to seven (7) states. I look forward … Continue reading

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