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Minnesota Airports Conference

2019 Minnesota Airports Conference

April 24-26, 2019
Willmar, 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. Please join us at the conference for an engaging learning experience, where you'll network with peers and vendors and learn how Minnesota airports are growing one community at a time.

Conference Presentations

FAA Update

MnDOT Aeronautics Update

Willmar Municipal Airport Story

UAS: Drones and Airports

Airport Managers: Get 60 Tips in 60 Minutes!

Sustainable and Resilient Airport Design

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).




CIP and Airport Funding

Solar Panels & Tall Towers

Uh Oh! Obstructions Have Been Identified on My Airport. Now What Do I Do?

Snow & Ice Control Plans

Connecting Airports to the Community—Last Mile

Aviation Leadership Perspective with Brian Ryks

Airfield Tornado Recovery: The Twists and Turns

It’s Broken and a NOTAM Has Been Filed: Now What?

More Information

For more information, please contact Katherine Stanley at or 612-626-1023.

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