Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Airport Directory and Travel Guide

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2017 Airport Directory and Travel Guide

The Minnesota Airport Directory and Travel Guide for 2017 was published with information that was current as of January 2017. Updates are made to the Internet version as they are reported. Questions, comments or corrections should be directed to:

Rachel Obermoller
MnDOT - Office of Aeronautics
222 East Plato Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55107-1618
651-234-7200 or 1-800-657-3922
rachel.obermoller@state.mn.us

"WANTED: Your Best Minnesota Aviation Photos"

The MnDOT Office of Aeronautics invites you to submit your best photos which highlight aviation in Minnesota for our annual photo contest. Winners are selected by open voting from the selected photos starting in November and featured on publications including the annual Minnesota Airport Directory and Travel Guide, our booth at various events, and our website.

For contest details, see our flyer: 2018 Photo Cover Contest Flyer. (PDF, 187 KB)

Please submit your photos to rachel.obermoller@state.mn.us by October 31, 2017.

Seaplanes in Minnesota

Public-use seaplane base information can be found at the back of the Airport Directory and Travel Guide.

Approach plates and airport diagrams

Download FAA charts and publications, such as current Instrument Approach Procedure charts (IAP), Departure Procedure charts (DP), Standard Terminal Arrival charts (STAR), and Airport Diagrams. Also included are Take-Off, Radar, and Alternate Minima textual procedures. Only airports with instrument approaches are listed here. The most complete source for airport diagrams for Minnesota airports is still the Minnesota Airport Directory.

Voyageurs National Park seaplane operations emergency closure

Due to the presence of the spiney water flea, an emergency closure was implemented at Voyageurs National Park effective May 10, 2007. Seaplane operations are prohibited on all lakes within Voyageurs National Park until further notice except: Kabetogama Lake, Namakan Lake, Rainy Lake, Sand Point Lake. For more information contact Voyageurs National Park at 218-283-6600.