SAWYER, MI-- Sawyer International Airport’s Duane DuRay has been named Airport Manager of the Year by the Michigan Association of Airport Executives.
He was given the award at the association’s 66th annual Fall Conference. The MAAE says DuRay continues to work on projects that improve the airport, including runway rehabilitation, several grants, addition of the Minneapolis/St. Paul flight option, and moving the airport to a higher level of security.
DuRay has served as the airport manager since 2012, following his position at Gogebic Iron County Airport.
Sawyer serves more than 100,000 passengers yearly with five commercial flights daily to three aviation hubs – Chicago, Detroit and Minneapolis/St. Paul.