Carlton County Airports Generate Millions In Economic Activity

July 1, 2019

The Cloquet Carlton County Airport was a flurry of activity June 13 with a nearly constant stream of aircraft landing and taking off.

The number of take-offs and landings that day was a little bit misleading, according to airport manager Quentin Anderson. Most of the activities were “touch-and-gos" -- learning exercises for students at Venture North Aviation, a flight school operating out of the airport. A "touch-and-go" means the aircraft lands, taxis around to the take-off position and then takes off again.

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