The Marine plane at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport faces an uncertain futur

Airport considers whether to keep Marine plane on display


The blue Marine plane, which once stood out on Highway 210 by the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport, has been part of the airport’s identity for decades. 

But that could change. And all because of a paint job.

Tuesday the airport commission considered options to repaint the plane, which has since been moved off the highway closer to the airport terminal. Recently, the airport learned it was not awarded a grant to cover the cost of paint. 

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Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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