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Minnesota Airports Conference

2017 Minnesota Airports Conference

The conference is brought to you by the Minnesota Council of Airports and the Minnesota Department of Transportation and facilitated by the Airport Technical Assistance Program (AirTAP).




April 12-14, 2017
Mankato, MN 

About the Event

The annual Minnesota Airports Conference features experts in aviation and aerospace fields sharing their experiences in general assembly presentations, workshops, and open forums. The conference, held in conjunction with the Minnesota Council of Airports annual meeting, also includes technical and safety presentations, an industry trade show, and an awards and recognition program.

The conference aims to deliver the most up-to-date and advanced information for Minnesota aviation professionals and provide an opportunity for industry and government officials to exchange ideas on funding, trends, airport management, operations, maintenance, and best practices.

Topics Covered

  • Emergency response for GA airports
  • Updates from FAA and MnDOT 
  • Boeing 747 down in Afghanistan
  • It's all about LED for lighting and marking design
  • Why would I pay for planning at my airport?
  • Making a difference one airport at a time
  • Airfield pavement management tools and implementation
  • How do I attract businesses to use my airports?
  • Population trends: will they affect your airport?
  • State Aviation System Plan workshop
  • Introduction to digital NOTAMs and applying the RCAM

Download the full program (1.63 MB PDF) for complete session descriptions and a detailed schedule. 

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