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Airport Courtesy Cars Bridge Visitors' Mobility Gap

Reminders When Using Locally Provided Transportation


Jim Hanson

Here's a photo of our Courtesy Car at Albert Lea. It's an older city vehicle, but as an auto dealer might say, "Was only driven by the city manager, has low miles, and was well taken care of."

General Aviation aircraft are not only fun to fly, but (dare I say it?) PRACTICAL for personal and business travel. Yes, they are comparatively fast-enabling not only cross-country trips, but a GA aircraft can enable travel to a destination several hundreds of miles away for a weekend-a trip not practical by car.

Inevitably, getting the LAST few miles to your destination can be a problem. Having a friend or relative pick you up is one solution (and also gives you "bragging rights" about your trip!)

More than a few people decided to learn to fly after seeing friends or family able to make t...

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