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By Michael Johnson
MnDOT Aeronautics UAS Program Planner 

Air Mobility Strategic Plan Looks To Future

MnDOT Aeronautics Forms New Workgroup

 

Minnesota Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics

Leveraging the capabilities of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) has the potential to change how Minnesotans conduct business, move goods, and access the nation's airspace. It's conceivable that UAS could soon provide rapid transport of life-saving medical supplies, delivery of food and other essentials, delivery of consumer goods, and efficiencies across warehouse and campus systems.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation's Office of Aeronautics is developing an air mobility strategic plan to prepare for Minnesota's future as aviation technology evolves. The new Air Mobility Strategic Plan will lay out a framework for open decision making that provides and

supports coordination, collaboration and innovation, as well as ensures efficient and effective use of state resources.

As part of creating this new strategic plan, MnDOT is forming an Air Transportation Workgroup. The group is intended to help inform Minnesotans on the current state of the industry, and engage...



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