[KANE]

KANE Anoka County-Blaine (Janes Field) (1,900 acres) Minneapolis, MN Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KMIC] 8 SW ; [KSTP] 14 SE ; [KMSP] 16 S ; [21D] 17 SE ;(ave. distance: 14 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 352 (292 single-props, 40 multi-props) … Continue reading

[KSEA]: One Way FAA can Use NextGen to Optimize Noise Mitigation

Here’s a tip for how to very effectively expose FAA’s NextGen failure: study how ATC handles arriving flights during low-traffic time periods. For example, at the SeaTac Airport [KSEA], where Delta’s decision to start up a new hub in 2012 … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2015Q4]

The following table presents a chronology for the fourth quarter of 2015, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. civil aviation accidents, as well as a few selected non-fatal accidents and incidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2015Q3]

The following table presents a chronology for the third quarter of 2015, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. civil aviation accidents, as well as a few selected non-fatal accidents and incidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2015Q2]

The following table presents a chronology for the second quarter of 2015, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. civil aviation accidents, as well as a few selected non-fatal accidents and incidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, … Continue reading

Accidents & Incidents, [2015Q1]

The following table presents a chronology for the first quarter of 2015, showing all known ‘fatal’ U.S. civil aviation accidents, as well as a few selected non-fatal accidents and incidents. Data shows date (weekends are underlined), location, number of fatalities, and a … Continue reading

[KSTP]

KSTP St Paul Downtown Airport/Holman Field (540 acres) St Paul, MN Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KSGS] 5 S ; [KMSP] 8 SW ; [21D] 9 NE ; [KANE] 14 NW ;(ave. distance: 9 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 108 (26 single-props, … Continue reading

[KMIC]

KMIC Crystal Airport (436 acres) Crystal, MN Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KANE] 8 NE ; [KMSP] 12 SE ; [KSTP] 15 SE ; [KFCM] 15 S ;(ave. distance: 13 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 192 (172 single-props, 12 multi-props) (8 helicopters) … Continue reading