Monaco Air Duluth’s Expanded Terminal Featured at APEX Insider Event

December 14, 2016                   
Contact: Brian Hanson
Company: APEX
Phone: 218.740.3667

Duluth, Minnesota: On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, Area Partnership for Economic Expansion (APEX) investor-members attended a private tour of Monaco Air Duluth’s newly expanded facility at the latest “APEX Insider” event. Monaco Air Duluth nearly tripled their footprint at Duluth International Airport and is well-positioned to increase international flight traffic to the world-class facility for service and maintenance.

With the expansion, Monaco Air Duluth added 9,600 square feet to their original 4,000 square foot terminal space. The nearly 14,000 square foot-facility allows the first-class, full-service fixed base operator (FBO) the ability to provide a variety of enhanced and concierge services to the general aviation visitors and tenants, the airlines serving Duluth, Cirrus, FedEx, AAR and others. Some of Monaco Air Duluth’s services include fueling, deicing, maintenance, customs clearance and hangar rentals.

At the event, APEX investor-members were greeted by Brian Hanson, APEX President and CEO, and were given an exclusive tour of the expanded facility by Mike Magni, President of Monaco Air Duluth, and Monaco Air staff.

“Our goal has been to put Duluth on the map. We are an ideal stopover location for international flights,” said Mike Magni, President of Monaco Air Duluth. “We’re focused on exceptional customer service and transforming Duluth’s airport into a world-class destination.”

“Monaco Air Duluth’s expansion is a huge opportunity for our region to leverage,” said Brian Hanson, APEX President and CEO. “Duluth’s airport is perfectly positioned to service international flights, and has the potential to attract new business and industry attention.”

The expanded facility has allowed Monaco Air Duluth to transform beyond a typical FBO. Comfortable lounges, large and small conference spaces, dining opportunities and fitness spaces will ensure a unique, luxury experience for clients. Monaco Air Duluth has considered that experience every step of the way, and has succeeded in drawing attention to Duluth with top-notch service and professionalism beyond typical aircraft services and customs clearance.

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About APEX
The Area Partnership for Economic Expansion (APEX) is the private-sector led business development engine for northeast Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin. APEX investor-members represent some of the most influential companies in the region, with a collaborative approach to promoting sustainable economic growth. APEX attraction, expansion and retention efforts focus in areas including aviation, manufacturing, professional services and next generation forest products. Since 2003, through attraction, expansion and retention efforts, APEX has impacted over 4,020 jobs in the region, resulting in an annual regional payroll of over $164 million and contributing to over $22 million in state and local taxes annually. For more information, visit

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