2017 News


Aviation Careers Exploration for Students, or ACES, is a program offered through the McPherson Airport and is showing students in middle school what STEM-related careers are available in this occupation. Students from Inman Elementary visited the airport on Oct. 3 to meet with the airport staff. Cynthia Peterson encourages kids to join aviation. Although there may be an unlimited number of options to choose from in the aviation career, there is a shortage sweeping across the states in this field. To read more, click here.


 2018 News


On Feb. 28, we teamed up with area aviation experts to show students, teachers and interested personnel the value of aviation careers during the Youth Leaders and Educators Session at the airport. We want to do our part to supply adequate, qualified professionals for future aviation workforce. Programs like ACES are built to increase interest in aviation careers. To read more, click here.


Later this spring we will have 2 projects, one being the realignment of the TWY A and the rehabiliation of RWY 08/26.


Cool Airplane Alerts & other visitors


We get unusual visitors here—being in the middle of the country makes MPR a great pitstop for Oshkosh and anyone else on a long cross-country. When unexpected fun things happen, we call our local Mid Kansas radio to let folks know.

Yesterday and today, March 15, 2018 we had 5 blackhawks come in to refuel as they were putting out the fires in Rice and Reno County.