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Willmar Municipal Airport

December 7, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Willmar city planner and airport manager Megan DeSchepper walks back to her seat Monday at the Willmar City Council meeting after she was recognized for her years of service. Her last day with the city is Friday.
City must decide future of Willmar Airport management
December 7, 2017 - 4:24am
November 14, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Willmar Airport Master Plan open house is Thursday
November 14, 2017 - 8:08am
October 20, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
A Cessna aircraft made a forced landing Wednesday in a soybean field along 75th Street Southwest, just southwest of the Willmar Municipal Airport. Eric Rudningen, who was one of two individuals in the crash, said Friday that he is OK but unable to comment further until the investigations are complete.
Kerkhoven man says he's OK after plane crash near Willmar
October 20, 2017 - 4:39pm
October 19, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
A Cessna aircraft made a forced landing in a soybean field along 75th Street Southwest Wednesday, just southwest of the Willmar Municipal Airport.
One suffers minor injuries after plane crash near Willmar Municipal Airport
October 19, 2017 - 1:28pm
June 30, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Passengers board the City of Wichita for their flight Thursday at the Southwest Minnesota Regional Airport in Marshall. Similar flights will be offered at the Willmar Municipal Airport this button
Taking a flight through aviation's past
June 30, 2017 - 12:57pm
May 21, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune 
A taxi lane re-construction plan near private hangers at the Willmar Municipal Airport has been approved. The project is scheduled to be completed in late summer.
Taxi lane project will improve drainage at Willmar Municipal Airport
May 21, 2017 - 10:29pm
April 2, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Paul Beck and Eric Rudningen of Oasis Aero Inc., the fixed-base operator at the Willmar Airport, prepare to use a ground power unit to assist starting an aircraft  March 16 at the airport. Pilots can ask to use a GPU at the airport when they want to run electronics without using a battery before their flights.
Planning for Willmar airport's future
April 2, 2017 - 10:26pm
November 28, 2016
Oasis Aero takes off as FBO at Willmar Airport
November 28, 2016 - 8:12am
November 26, 2016
Patrick Curry letter: New assets to the Willmar airport
November 26, 2016 - 1:30am
November 3, 2016
Tribune File Photo

The F-14A Tomcat has been a fixture at the Willmar Municipal Airport for nearly 10 years. The Willmar City Council will decide at its next meeting whether to renew the lease with the Navy to keep the plane for at least another five years.
Tomcat fighter lease up for renewal
November 3, 2016 - 6:11am
September 16, 2016
Letter: A successful airport celebration
September 16, 2016 - 9:45pm
The Willmar Public Works and Public Safety Committee this week recommended approval of work orders with Bolton and Menk for two upcoming projects at the Willmar Municipal Airport. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Airport taxi lane and master plan projects move ahead
June 16, 2016 - 11:43pm
May 27, 2016
Willmar Community Development Committee recommends terminating FBO contract
May 27, 2016 - 12:15am
July 13, 2015
Steve Kotzenmacher sprays an F-14 Tomcat Monday at Willmar Municipal Airport.  (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Willmar’s Tomcat gets its first bath
July 13, 2015 - 10:29pm
September 14, 2014
Willmar airport on-site supervisor Eric Rudningen of Eric’s Aviation Services has a commercial pilot’s license and an airframe and powerplant mechanics certificate. His two-year airport management contract with the city runs out at the end of the year, and a new three-year agreement will be before the Willmar City Council tonight. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Operations are up at Willmar Municipal Airport
September 14, 2014 - 11:52pm