Ford Airport

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Chad Kubick, president of Kubick Aviation Services, parent company of Northern Airways, says the “vision for the air shuttle is to get customers to Lansing for a day of business, and then get them home – the same day.”

KINGSFORD, MI--   Dickinson County’s Ford Airport is getting more money for improvements.

The Kingsford facility will receive a nearly $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. It will be used to complete rehabilitation of the runway and reconstruction of the lighting system.

Last week it was announced Ford Airport would get $2.2 million to address the improvements. In total, the airport is getting $4,843,789 in federal grants.  

KINGSFORD, MI--   Ford Airport in Kingsford is getting more than $2.2 million in federal funding for improvements. 

Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters announced the Department of Transportation grant Friday. They say the money will be used to rehabilitate the runway and reconstruct its lighting system.

Peters says Ford Airport is a critical connection for residents, and it boosts tourism and bolsters economic development in the region.

KINGSFORD, MI--    Dickinson County’s Ford Airport is getting money from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration.

The Kingsford airport will receive $650,000 through the FAA’s Runway Incursion Mitigation Program.  The money will be used to rehabilitate runways.

The Delta County Airport also received money recently from the FAA for improvements.