Daniel DePonti Airport

Submitted photo Forest Lake resident Zac Ochsenbauer made his first solo flight out of the Daniel A. Deponti airport on the morning of Sept. 5, his 16th birthday. Sixteen is the youngest a person can be to perform a solo flight in an airplane under federal aviation regulations. Ochsenbauer made a flight on his 16th […]

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Supporters of Forest Lake’s Daniel A. Deponti Airport are hoping that the second time is the charm when it comes to getting a paved runway. According to airport commissioner Rick Ashbach, the city is in prime position to get a grant next year from the Minnesota Department of Transportation to improve the airport’s 2,700-foot landing […]

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There was plenty of fun to be had Saturday as another large crowd was on hand at the Daniel DePonti Memorial Airport in Forest Lake for the 12th annual Forest Lake Fly-in.

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