2017 Conference Highlights

Mark your calendars for the next conference at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, Duluth, April 18-20, 2018.


2017 Conference Presentations will be available in the future.

Award Winners

Individual Awards

Academic Scholarship – Jacob Cuda (UND)


Outstanding Service Award – Mark Hagen


Outstanding Leadership in the Promotion of Aviation in Minnesota – Shaun Germolus

Governor’s Award – Forest Lake Airport

Project(s) of the Year

Intermediate General Aviation Airport

East Taxilane Pavement Rehabilitation

Faribault Municipal Airport
Sponsor: City of Faribault
Consultant: FOTH Infrastructure & Environment
Contractor: Wencl Construction

Key Intermediate General Aviation Airport

Runway 14/32 & 13/31 Intersection Pavement Reconstruction, Airfield Signage and Wind Cone Updates

St. Paul Downtown Airport – Holman Field
Sponsor: Metropolitan Airports Commission
Consultant: SEH, Inc.
Contractor: Max Steininger & Neo Electrical Solutions

Commercial Service Airports

Runway 31 Extension

St. Cloud Regional Airport
Sponsor: City of St. Cloud
Consultant: Mead & Hunt, Inc.
Contractor: S.M. Hentges & Sons, Inc.

Airline Terminal Expansion Project

Range Regional Airport
Sponsor: Chisholm-Hibbing Airport Authority
Consultant: RS&H
Contractor: Max Gray Construction, Inc. & KGM Contractors, Inc.