Archives: Airports

New Jet Air Hangar Spells Economic Development For Green Bay

GREEN BAY, WIS. – Jet Air-Signature Select held a grand opening October 21, 2014, for its new 36,000 square foot hangar at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay. “We have seen tremendous growth over the last several years,” stated … Continue reading

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Annual Airport Engineer’s Workshop

The 2015 Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics Airport Engineer’s Workshop will be held Tuesday, February 17th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Madison. This day-long workshop brings airport engineering consultants together with Bureau of Aeronautics staff to focus on airport development … Continue reading

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2014 Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar

STEVENS POINT, WIS. – More than 100 people, representing approximately 40 airports around Wisconsin, gathered in Stevens Point in late September for the annual Airport Operations & Land Use Seminar hosted by the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics. This year’s seminar … Continue reading

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Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Expands GA Services… Features Airport Restaurant!

BRAINERD, MINN. – Located on the south bank of the Mississippi River approximately 2.5 miles east of Brainerd, Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (KBRD) encompasses 2,567 acres of hills, forests and wetlands, public access to the Mississippi River, and two small … Continue reading

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Park Rapids Municipal Airport – Konshok Field Opens New Crosswind Runway

PARK RAPIDS, MINN. – Park Rapids Municipal Airport – Konshok Field has replaced its turf crosswind runway (Runway 36-18) with a  new 75 X 3,500 ft paved and lighted runway, positioning the airport for future growth with improved year-round operations. … Continue reading

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Appleton Airport Continues Expanding…. New Ramp To Increase Hard-Surface Parking For EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, & Year-Round Business & Tourism

APPLETON, WIS. –  If you are one of the growing number of pilots who fly to Outagamie County Regional Airport in Appleton, Wisconsin, for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, you – and hundreds of other aircraft owners – will be treated to … 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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Appleton Airport Continues Expanding…. New Ramp To Increase Hard-Surface Parking For EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, & Year-Round Business & Tourism

APPLETON, WIS. –  If you are one of the growing number of pilots who fly to Outagamie County Regional Airport in Appleton, Wisconsin, for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, you – and hundreds of other aircraft owners – will be treated to … Continue reading

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Thunderbird Aviation Removes Original Terminal Building To Make Room For Expanded Ramp

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. – In 2012 – 50 years since the company was founded in 1962 – Thunderbird Aviation invested $2 million in building a new 8,000 square foot facility at its Flying Cloud Airport (KFCM) location in Eden Prairie, … 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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