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Duluth Airport Runway Construction Complete

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s been over three years and 40 million dollars, but the Duluth International Airports runway project is finally complete. Friday morning, city and state officials got a first-hand look at the runway which encompasses about 60 acres of the airfield. For the aviation industries in the area, the benefits of this new runway go beyond the airport….

Pilots Abruptly Asked to Leave Wayne Johnson Silver Bay Airport

Pilots are now searching for a spot at other local airports within one hundred miles, but are only adding to a lengthy waiting list.

SILVER BAY, Min.- The airport in Silver Bay is now shut down after what city officials are calling an abrupt inspection by MnDot due to safety concerns. Nearly one dozen pilots are being asked to leave the Wayne Johnson Silver Bay Airport immediately and are not allowed to fly back in. The Wayne Johnson Silver Bay Airport is basically silent…

Range Regional Airport Receives Over $3.7 Million for Safety Improvements

(Facebook) HIBBING, Minn. – The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a grant of $3,729,074 for safety improvements at the Range Regional Airport in Hibbing. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Rep. Rick Nolan, made the announcement Monday. “Improving the safety of our infrastructure serves as a down payment on the long-term¬†economic well-being of Minnesota and the country,”…