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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.

View the map for From the Flight Deck videos and links to locations-specific to safety information, as well as content on general aviation safety challenges pilots may encounter.

Learn more at faa.gov/go/FromTheFlightDeck

Airport Finder Icon graphic of Notice of Proposed Decommissioning form.Meteorological Towers in Minnesota

There is a new law regarding meteorological towers in Minnesota.

Learn more about Meteorological Towers In Minnesota.

Attention aircraft owners and registrants

In support of the Governor’s Stay Safe MN order we are strongly encouraging 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. To pay online or for additional information regarding aircraft registration in Minnesota follow the Aircraft Registration webpage.

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!

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