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Attention aircraft owners
and registrants

Your annual aircraft registration bill, due July 1, 2020, will be mailed by June 8th. 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:
2019 Airport Directory ForeFlight Content Pack
Minnesota AirportFinder App


2020 Minnesota Aviation Art Contest Winners
2020 International Art Contest Cover

" Flying Yesterday and Tomorrow"

It is time to get out your favorite artist supplies
and give free rein to your imagination to create
your work that combines the flights of the past
with the dreams of the future in this year’s
“Flying yesterday and tomorrow” art contest.

2020 Minnesota Aviation Art Contest Winners