Fiscal Year 2023

Department Overview

Airport administrative, buildings, and maintenance budget.

Mission Statement: To maintain and operate the airport to support the aviation needs of the area by providing safe and efficient airport facilities and services for general and business aviation users and enhance a positive economic impact for the region.


  • Added new based business turbine aircraft tenant.
  • Provided high quality transportation infrastructure for corporate and general aviation users.
  • Worked with chamber of commerce, flight school, and area business to promote use of business aviation. Held business open house.
  • Completed bid process and approved new farm land lease agreements.
  • Worked with flight school to promote training opportunities and expand leased areas to accommodate growth.
  • Completed New T-hangar utilizing federal grant funding participation
  • Replaced depreciated 1-Ton maintenance vehicle utilizing state grant funding participation.
  • Re-Painted all airfield markings.
  • Updated Airport Emergency Plan (AEP) and completed table-top review with Owatonna Fire Department.


  • Continue to provide high level of customer service, welcoming facilities, and quality amenities for visitors to the community.
  • Continue to work with tenants, business community, and Chamber of Commerce to develop aviation transportation options for local business community.
  • Replace main hangar complex roof.
  • Complete purchase of replacement road grader utilizing state grant funding participation
  • Complete phase one of airport security fencing
  • Approve 2023 rates and charges schedule
  • Work with FAA and MnDOT Aeronautics to maximize grant funding opportunities
  • Promote airport through continued school tours, tenant events, informational meetings, and other special events.
  • Replace Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS).

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Staffing Analysis