Archives: Airports

Discover Aviation Days – Education & PR At Their Finest!

by Dave Weiman BLAINE, MINN. – There is so much happening at Anoka-County Blaine Airport/Jane’s Field (KANE) nowadays with over 400 based aircraft, more than a dozen air charter and aircraft maintenance businesses and flight schools, a world-class museum, and … 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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Michigan House Passes Recreational-Use Bill For Private Airports… Measure Now Goes On To Senate

LANSING, MICH. – The Michigan House of Representatives has passed a bill (House Bill 5178), which if approved by the Senate, would amend the state’s recreational use statute to include aviation. Such an amendment would provide liability protection for private … Continue reading

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Illinois Names 2014 Airports, Heliport & Restaurant of The Year

Each year, staff from the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Aeronautics convenes to determine which Illinois airports should receive special recognition. Selections are primarily based on the following criteria: • The cooperation and coordination with the Division of Aeronautics … Continue reading

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Standing Up For Airports

by Mark R. Baker President & CEO, Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association To a pilot, an airport is pretty much always a good thing. Whether you view it as a gateway to new adventures, a safe haven when the unexpected … Continue reading

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Have You Noticed Those Signs Everywhere? And, Will I See You Here?

News & Information You’ll Want To Know In Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota & South Dakota by Bryan Budds Manager, AOPA Great Lakes Region Campaign signs. Yes, I have seen them everywhere in my home state of … 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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New Maintenance Shop At Lone Rock

SPRING GREEN/LONE ROCK, WIS. – There’s a new maintenance shop at Tri-County Regional Airport in Spring Green/Lone Rock, Wisconsin. Ryan Johnson, who has been employed at Morey Airplane Company in Middleton, Wis., since 2009, is the owner and chief aircraft … Continue reading

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Morey Airplane Company Named Wisconsin Aviation Business of The Year

WAUSAU-ROTHSCHILD, WIS. – The Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association (WATA) has named Morey Airplane Company – a Middleton, Wisconsin business since 1946 – “Wisconsin Aviation Business of the Year.” The award was presented to Morey Airplane Company President Richard Morey on … Continue reading

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DuPage To Widen Runway

WEST CHICAGO, ILL. – DuPage Airport (DPA) in West Chicago, Illinois, is preparing to widen its 7,570-foot primary runway from 100 feet to 150 feet. Construction was slated to begin in mid-May for completion by December 1, 2014. The primary … Continue reading

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