Surfside Seaplane Base: 50 years of thanks
August 1, 2020
Reprinted with permission from Press Publications.
Surfside Seaplane Base in Lino Lakes is celebrating its 50th birthday.
The seaplane business, known for its maintenance, classes and air rides, has been an attraction in the Lino Lakes community for decades.
"We keep anywhere between 35 and 45 airplanes here year 'round. We have a shop here that does the maintenance. We also do flight training," said Bruce Hanson, owner of Surfside Seaplane Base.
Surfside first opened in the '40s, but changed ownership years later.
"Back in 1969 and 1970, four of us worked for a trucking company and three o...