Business View Magazine | September 2019

90 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2019 AT A GLANCE THE BARABOO-WISCONSIN DELLS AIRPORT WHAT: A public use, general aviation airport WHERE: Between the City of Baraboo and the Village of Lake Delton WEBSITE: Baraboo, a city and the county seat of Sauk County, Wisconsin, is probably best known as being the home of the five Ringling Brothers of circus fame. From 1884 to 1917, the city was the headquarters of their storied operation, leading to Baraboo’s nickname of “Circus City.” The Baraboo-Wisconsin Dells Airport is a public use, general aviation airport located between Baraboo and the Village of Lake Delton, on US Highway 1. According to Bill Murphy, owner of the Baraboo- Dells Flight Center, Inc., the Airport’s FBO, the facility was originally owned by Lloyd and Evelyn Bell. “Lloyd and Evelyn ran the Airport for many years, teaching many pilots to fly,” Murphy recounts. “In the late’60s, they sold it to the city and at that time, the Airport was dedicated to them. When they passed on, their ashes were buried in the back of a memorial dedicated to them - a bench that faces the airfield. So, it’s very SMALL BUT THRIVING