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2019 Vol. 19, No. 1

Is more ice the new normal?

One result of Minnesota’s warmer winters is more ice—in addition to, or instead of, snow events. For the state’s airports, especially those lacking experience in dealing with ice, that can mean more challenges in maintaining safe operating conditions.

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An airport story’s: Granite Falls Municipal Airport

The Granite Falls Municipal Airport is a city-owned, public-use airport located in southwest Minnesota. Because it brings both businesses and tourists to town, it has a significant impact on the local community. It also draws tourists to the Fagen Fighters World War II Museum, located on the airport grounds.

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Mankato lighting renovations make taxiways brighter, easier to repair
lightning rod

The Mankato Regional Airport recently underwent a $1.8 million project to update its taxi lighting system, improving visibility for pilots and ensuring that future repairs will be easier to do. The airport will have a chance to show off the renovations at the Minnesota Air Spectacular this June.

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