Archives: Fly & Dine

Last Dash To Lone Rock!

LONE ROCK / SPRING GREEN, WIS. – With warnings of an earlier winter freeze in the forecast, aircraft flew in and out of Tri-County Regional Airport in Spring Green, Wisconsin, October 26, 2014 in droves. For nearly 8 hours, there … Continue reading

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Yingling Aviation Opens Subway Café

by Molly McMillin The Wichita Eagle WICHITA, KAN. – Yingling Aviation, the fixed base operation at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, has opened a Subway Café inside one of its hangars. The restaurant has glass walls so customers can view airport activity … Continue reading

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DuPage Airport Debuts Revamped Restaurant

WEST CHICAGO, ILL. – DuPage Airport unveiled a renovated Kitty Hawk Café in December 2013. The recent facelift is part of DuPage’s $4.2 million flight center renovation to deliver new safety features and added convenience to the airport. The new … Continue reading

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Eau Claire’s The Farm On Starr Restaurant & Bar

EAU CLAIRE, WIS. – After 22 years, there is a new restaurant at Chippewa Valley Regional Airport in Eau Claire called “The Farm On Starr Restaurant & Bar.” The farmed-themed restaurant opened on April 1, 2013. Hours are 6 a.m. … Continue reading

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The First Class Café, Manitowoc, Wisconsin

MANITOWOC, WIS.  – There is a new restaurant across the street from the Manitowoc County Airport called “The First Class Café.” The cafe opened May 6, 2013, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner seven (7) days a week. Owners Isain and … Continue reading

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JK Flyers Restaurant At St Cloud, Back In Business

ST. CLOUD, MINN. – Jeff Keller’s airport restaurant, “JK Flyers,” is back and doing better than ever. The restaurant opened just after the city unveiled a $5 million, 9,000-square-foot expansion at St. Cloud Regional Airport – just before the Delta-Northwest … Continue reading

Posted in Fly & Dine, June/July 2013, MN Aviation Industry News, Sections | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

New Restaurant At Rochelle

ROCHELLE, ILL. – There’s a new restaurant a Rochelle Municipal Airport (KRPJ) called the “Flight Deck Bar & Grill” at the Chicagoland Skydiving Center. The restaurant is open beginning at 11:00 am, Monday thru Friday; and 7:00 am on Saturday … 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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Door County, Wisconsin…. The Cape Cod of the Midwest!

by Dave Weiman Pilots looking for a northern Wisconsin destination should consider flying to Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport (3D2), Ephraim-Fish Creek, Wisconsin, in the Door County Peninsula. There is an array of activities, from water sports, bicycling miles of bike trails, golfing, … Continue reading

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Two Restaurants At RST

ROCHESTER, MINN.- While some airports are hard pressed to have one restaurant, Rochester International Airport has two – one inside the terminal building called “331 Express,” and another on the airport perimeter called “331 Bar & Grill” on Airport View … Continue reading

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