The Minnesota Department of Transportation, Office of Aeronautics intends to decommission the Winona VOR. This action is being taken at the request of the airport sponsor to allow for further development on the airport.
The Winona VOR is a terminal VOR owned and operated by the State of Minnesota and is not used for any instrument approaches, nor is it a part of any airways. The Winona area is served by the Nodine VOR. There are GPS (RNAV) approaches to both runway ends at the airport and an Instrument Landing System (ILS/LOC) to approach to Runway 30.
The MnDOT Office of Aeronautics is accepting comments for 30 days following the release of this notice. Any interested persons that desire to comment on this action should send them to: Winona VOR Decommissioning, MnDOT Office of Aeronautics, 222 Plato Blvd E., St. Paul, MN 55107. E-mail comments are being taken at: AirportOperations@dot.state.mn.us.