Archives: MN Aeronautics Bulletin

New Aeronautics Planning & Finance Director

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Ryan Gaug is the new MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Planning and Finance Director, effective July 30, 2014. Gaug began his career at MnDOT as a planner in 2008 and first came to Aeronautics as a planning … Continue reading

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The Continually Growing Buffer Paradox

by Daniel McDowell One of the more significant problems in aviation today is that of incompatible development around airports. Three primary issues stand out when there is development around airports, especially off the approach or departure ends of runways: noise, … Continue reading

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CIP Season Is Starting Soon!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics The Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will host meetings at regional locations from late August to early October to discuss the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) … Continue reading

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Share The News About Minnesota’s Airports!

America’s airports continue to be a key factor in the sustained growth and success of thousands of businesses and cities, and also the nation. Airports strengthen the economy of this country by growing tourism, increasing the speed, effectiveness, and efficiency … Continue reading

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Calling All Airport Board Members!

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics Yes, that’s right; we want to meet you! We’d love to be invited to your meetings. Mom always told me I couldn’t go to parties if I wasn’t invited. So, send … Continue reading

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An Aviation Treasure With Opportunities, In Our Backyard!

It is always exciting to discover something unique; something special that is a true treasure. When it is learned that the treasure has a deep history and ties to the past, present, and future of aviation, it takes on an … Continue reading

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Involved & In Touch With Minnesota Aviation

by Cassandra Isackson Director, Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics The warmth of spring has finally arrived after what seemed to be a very long winter. But your Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics has been very busy despite the lingering cold … Continue reading

Posted in Columns, Columns, Events, Fly-Ins & Air Shows, June/July 2014, MN Aeronautics Bulletin | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ditching Isn’t Just For Trans-Oceanic Pilots

by Rachel Obermoller Aviation Representative MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Every pilot has pondered whether it’s better to go over or around a body of water. Whether it’s a relatively small lake while entering the traffic pattern, Lake Mille Lacs in … Continue reading

Posted in All Features, Education, Features, Flight Safety, June/July 2014, MN Aeronautics Bulletin | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Become An ACE…

Every summer for the past 22 years, students from around the state of Minnesota have had an opportunity to attend a fabulous summer program called ACE (Aviation Career Education) Camp. This unique camp held each June and July, opens doors … Continue reading

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Travel Safety Is No Accident!

by Cassandra Isackson Spring is within sight and I am confident most of us can hardly wait for its arrival. The best part about spring is the renewal of so many great things. One of those things is the opportunity … Continue reading

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