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2019 Airport Directory and Travel Guide

The Minnesota Airport Directory and Travel Guide for 2019 was published with information that was current as of January 2019. Updates are made to the Internet version as they are reported. Questions, comments or corrections should be directed to:

Kelly Akhund
MnDOT - Office of Aeronautics
222 East Plato Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55107-1618
651-234-7234 or 1-800-657-3922

The 2019 Minnesota Airport Directory & Travel Guide will be available for mailing in late January. Download the 2019 PDF now, and watch our website and social media for details on when the 2019 publications will be available to order. Owners of aircraft registered with our office who have not opted-out of the mailing will receive one copy of the directory automatically around the beginning of February.

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.