Regional air services - Chippewa Valley Regional Airport

Type of Jurisdictions Involved

County

 

Specific Jurisdictions Involved

Eau Claire County, Dunn County, Chippewa County

 

County

Chippewa
Dunn
Eau Claire

 

Region

Northwestern

 

Type of Agreement

Shared governance agreement to jointly operate regional airport across three counties

 

Implementation and Incubation

 
Prior to 1979, Eau Claire County and the City of Eau Claire each owned and operated their own airport.  In 1979 the County acquired ownership of the City airport.  In 1992 the Eau Claire County Board of Supervisors created the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport Commission.  In 1999 a five year ownership and operation agreement was executed by the County Boards of Chippewa, Dunn and Eau Claire counties.  The agreement was renewed in 2004 and again in 2009.  It initially took approximately 12-14 months to develop and implement the agreement

 

Factors Involved

Recognition that regional operation of airport is required to maintain a competitive airport that brings economic benefits to the region

 

Benefits

Efficiency and cooperation in operations

 

Results

Increased commercial activity in the region with joint operation of the airport

 

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Agreement

 
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