Airport Of The Month – Mora
November 1, 2021
Swedes are famous for being persistent. That's a trait that comes in handy with airports and revolutions. Emigrants from Sweden were the earliest settlers around Mora, Minnesota. Folks there are proud of their heritage.
Downtown has a large statue of a "Dalecarlian" horse and other flavors of the "old country."
Mora Municipal Airport was established right after World War II replacing a "flying field" at a different location. At first there was a single north/south turf runway.
In 1956 a second turf runway was established with a northwest-southeast alignment which pretty much made crosswi...