Maddens on Gull Lake

Madden's on Gull Lake - The Midwest's Top Fly-In Resort Destination

Whether you come by sea plane on Gull Lake's 9,418 acres of water or by land on one of our airstrips, Madden’s offers something for every aviator. If you are looking for the classic '$100 hamburger' you’ll find it here!

Wings Over Water Sea Plane Certification Getaway

If you have ever dreamed of gliding peacefully onto a pristine lake with your own plane, now you can.

Get your seaplane certification through Wings Over Water and stay at Minnesota's Classic Resort while you train with one of the top sea plane pilots in the Upper Midwest. Mary Alverson is a commercial pilot and flight instructor in both single and multi engine land and single-engine sea planes. Wings Over Water promises to bring you the most enjoyable aviation training experience ever provided.

Gull Lake and the Brainerd Lakes area features some of the most beautiful lake country flying available anywhere. Wings Over Water will provide you with the opportunity to earn your certification in a Super Cub 160. A total of six hours of flying time is included, the average time necessary to complete the program.

For more information contact Ben Thuringer at Madden’s, 800-642-5363 or Mary Alverson at

For more information on flying into Madden's on Gull Lake contact Ben Thuringer at, or call 800-642-5363.

East Gull Lake Airport (9y2)
Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD)
Elevation 1,236
Elevation 1,226
Runways 13/31 2,168'
Runways 5/23 6,500'; 12/30 4,080'