Archives: Airports

Charity Flying Challenge In Wausau

WAUSAU, WIS. – Pilots will have an opportunity to compete in a landing contest during the entire month of May 2014 at Wausau Downtown Airport. Proceeds from the 2nd Annual “Landings For Lunches Contest” will benefit The Neighbors’ Place. Bob … 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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DuPage Unveils $4.2 Million Flight Center Renovation

WEST CHICAGO, ILL. – DuPage Airport has completed a two-year, $4.2 million upgrade to its flight center with an updated lobby, renovated restrooms, state-of-the-art crew lounges, new customer entrances, and upgraded facilities for U.S. Customs. The improvements were designed to … Continue reading

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St. Louis Regional – Host Airport of 2014 Illinois Aviation Conference

The 2014 Illinois Aviation Conference, sponsored by the Illinois Aviation Trades Association, Illinois Public Airports Association and the Illinois Department of Transportation Aeronautics Division, will be held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Collinsville, Illinois, May 13-14. The opening night “hangar … Continue reading

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New Name For Outagamie County Regional Airport

APPLETON, WIS. – Outagamie County in Appleton, Wisconsin, has decided to rename Outagamie County Regional Airport, “Appleton Airport,” for better name recognition. If possible, the airport will also add the word “international” to its name in hopes of obtaining a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Aviation Conference – A Gathering of Airport Managers, Fixed Base Operators, Business Aircraft Owners & Government Officials

The 59th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference will be held May 5-7 at the Patriot Center in Wausau-Rothschild. The conference is geared towards airport managers, fixed base operators and support professionals in airport development. Speakers will include FAA Regional Administrator Barry … Continue reading

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Central Wisconsin – Host Airport of 2014 Wisconsin Aviation Conference

The host airport of the 59th Annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference to be held May 5-7 at the Patriot Center in Wausau-Rothschild is Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA), located in Mosinee, Wisconsin. One of the newest municipally-owned, public-use airports in Wisconsin, Central … Continue reading

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Bemidji Regional – Host Airport of 2014 Minnesota Airports Conference

Bemidji Regional Airport, located in northwest Minnesota, is the host airport for the Minnesota Airports Conference to be held April 16-18, 2014 at the Sanford Center in Bemidji. In 1931, the Bemidji Civic and Commerce Association purchased approximately 160 acres … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Amends Recreational Use Statute To Protect Private Airport Owners From Public-Use Liability

MADISON, WIS. (February 18, 2014) – The Wisconsin Assembly has passed Senate Bill 321 to protect private airport owners in the state from liability when the public uses their airports for recreational purposes. The measure is an amendment to the … Continue reading

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Saving SMO

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO, Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association If you live and fly anywhere near Southern California, then the saga of Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO) is probably all too familiar. But no matter where you … Continue reading

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