Austin Straubel for a Packer game

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  1. ScottinIowa

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    Looking for anybody that flown into KGRB for a game. I have a single engine aircraft. What kind of fees can I expect? Does it get crazy for arrivals and departures?
     
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    A friend of mine has done it... Just to stay at the FBO and eat all the food they put out for the pilots! :rofl: I think it was reasonably cheap. I've always wanted to do that, but every Packer game I've been to has had weather not conducive to flying.
     
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    I flew into KGRB a couple years ago and from what I remember the gas wasn’t cheap, but no fees for our stop. We did not spend the night though.

    Now the real question is why do you wanna watch the Packers? :cornut:
     
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    And does it need to be reported on the medical under psychosis?
     
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    No, but Lions fandom does. ;)
     
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    I’ve been there a few times with charter customers. No idea what the fees are for a small single engine, but I know the FBO runs a shuttle to the stadium and don’t remember anything remarkable about arrival or departure
     
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    Not a Lions fan. Never have been. You suck at this game. Try again.
     
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    I was there the night Brett Favre's first game as a Vikings quarterback played against the packers.
    It was a zoo, so much corporate iron on the ramp they were parking along one of the taxiways on both sides, nose to nose. The FBO was sending a van out to pick up pax but were so overloaded that people were walking down an active taxiway. I saw families as they were walking throwing a football around left and right like it was a neighborhood park, completely clueless.
    The FBO was packed as well, they did their best to accommodate the crews.
    I found a semi-quiet corner to read a book, not a sports fan and I don't follow either team.

    After the game, it was about a 30 minute wait just to get in the line to the runway, and about another 30 minutes for take off.
     
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    Well, because they're the Packers. :D
     
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    I was hoping they ran a shuttle. I'm sure we'd get crushed for an Uber or taxi. Thanks!
     
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    Sounds about right for a game of that magnitude. Hopefully this one will be a bit more relaxing.
     
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    I've heard the spread is pretty dang sweet. We were going to just do KATW, but I don't see any reason we can't just get into GRB and shuttle to the stadium.
     
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    There are shuttles from Appleton as well. If spending the night, I prefer Appleton anyway...the downtown has a lot more to do and the airport is really easy in and out.
     
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    I was not aware of the shuttles from Appleton. I assumed we'd have to rent a car or grab a pricey Uber. Good to know for future reference. Thanks.