WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) announced today that the Department of Transportation (DOT) will be awarding Delta County Airport $1,090,486 to expand the snow removal equipment building and repair runways and taxiways that have reached the end of their useful lives. These funds are from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant program.
“Having reliable and safe air service is crucial for economic development, commerce, and tourism,” said Senator Stabenow. “This funding is another critical infrastructure investment coming to our state and will improve Delta County Airport for years to come.”
“Investing in updates to the infrastructure at the Delta County Airport is critical for keeping communities and businesses in the U.P. connected to economic opportunities,” said Senator Peters. “I’m proud to support the program that provided this funding that will allow Delta County’s airport to keep providing safe and reliable travel.”
More information on the Department of Transportation grant program can be found at http://www.dot.gov/grants.