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Gazette Premium Content 5 Michigan airports get $8.8 million in US grants

Associated Press Published: June 24, 2014

NORTON SHORES, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Transportation Department has approved $8.8 million to upgrade five airports across Michigan.

Democratic U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced the funding Tuesday.

Muskegon County Airport in western Michigan's Norton Shores gets $2.2 million for research and runway work. Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport gets $1.5 million for runway work and buying new land.

Sawyer International Airport in the Upper Peninsula will use $1.1 million to improve runway lighting and buy an aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicle. Flint's Bishop International Airport gets $1.8 million for runway lighting upgrades, an aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicle and a deicing containment facility.

A $2.2 million grant will help the Capital Region International Airport in Ingham County's Lansing Township expand a building and fix a runway.

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