Archives: Wisconsin Aeronautics Report

Meet Karen Broitzman…..

Aerospace Education Manager – WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Karen Broitzman returned to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics in March of 2014 after a 4-year hiatus. Karen is originally from Janesville, Wisconsin and currently lives in the Monroe … Continue reading

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2013 Airport Rates & Charges Report

Each year, the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics surveys those airports within the State Airport System Plan for information relating to airport rates and charges, budgets, and related activities. Examples include fuel prices, hangar rental rates, and lease rates. The survey … Continue reading

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Annual Airport Construction Update

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics 2013 Recap If you did much flying in Wisconsin last year during the warmer months, you probably noticed that many of our airports were bustling with construction. In 2013, Wisconsin airports began 86 … Continue reading

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2014 Aviation Art Contest Results

Getting young people interested in pursuing careers in aeronautics, science and engineering, while spreading the message about the importance of aviation, helps ensure the vitality of the industry for decades to come. As part of this effort, the Wisconsin Bureau … Continue reading

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IFR-VFR Safety Seminar At Volk Field

CAMP DOUGLAS, WIS. – The next WisDOT IFR-VFR Safety Seminar is scheduled for May 17th at Volk Field ANGB in Camp Douglas, Wis., and will be held in conjunction with the base open house. If you have not attended this … Continue reading

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Air Shows, Fly-Ins & Other Events At Your Local Airport

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Hosting an air show or fly-in can provide a tremendous benefit to the airport and its users. These types of events give local pilots and aviation enthusiasts the opportunity to socialize and display … Continue reading

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Meet Dan Brugman…

Airport Development Engineer WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Dan Brugman joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Aeronautics in March 2013. As an airport development engineer, Dan is responsible for managing projects at 11 airports around Wisconsin – the largest … Continue reading

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Meet Chris Egger

Environmental Analysis & Review Specialist Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Aeronautics In October 2013, Chris Egger joined the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (WisDOT) Bureau of Aeronautics (BOA) as an environmental analysis and review specialist.  Chris is responsible for ensuring … Continue reading

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Wildlife Strike Reporting

by Hal Davis WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Controlling wildlife hazards is a constant challenge for most airports around the Midwest. In the last 30 years, populations of many large bird species, common to the Midwest, have increased. Among them, the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Fly-Ins & Points of Interest

We all know Wisconsin hosts what is billed as “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.” Of course, that’s the annual EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh. However, did you know several other airports in the state regularly hold fly-ins and air shows? For … Continue reading

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