Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Aeronautics and Aviation

Aeronautics and Aviation in Minnesota

Office services

We handle all on-site services by appointment only. Contact us by email or phone.

Latest news

Equipment Grant awards

We have completed the review and scoring of all maintenance and operation equipment applications. View the published scoring list.

FAA safety video

FAA's  From the Flight Deck video will help you clearly identify hot spots, runway and taxiway configurations, and local traffic procedures at the Flying Cloud Airport (FCM) in Minnesota.

Meteorological Towers in Minnesota

There is a new law regarding meteorological towers in Minnesota.

Attention aircraft owners and registrants

We strongly encourage you to pay your bill by credit card or E-check online using our website. To pay online you will need your aircraft N-number and the Owner Access Code which you will find on the upper right hand corner of your bill. You may also send payment by mail however no payments will be accepted in-person at the Aeronautics building.

Introducing the New Aeronautics Automated Weather Observing System NavAIDS Weather Location APP!

MnDOT Aeronautics has created an AWOS NavAIDS Weather Location App. This web page link to Minnesota airport locations that have AWOS weather updates from the anyAWOS website.

New Aviation Trip Planning and In-Flight Tools!

The Minnesota Airport Directory and Travel Guide has gone digital with both a ForeFlight Content Pack download, as well as an interactive web map: