Michigan Aeronautics Commission Honors Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport Manager and MDOT Alpena TSC

At its Sept. 15 meeting in Thompsonville, the Michigan Aeronautics Commission (MAC) presented its group Awards of Excellence to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Alpena Transportation Service Center (TSC) and to Gary Kellan, airport manager of the Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport. The Alpena TSC was recognized for assisting the U.S. Air Force and Michigan Air National […]

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MDOT Honored for Innovative Grant Program to Prevent PFAS Contamination at Commercial Airports

Photo above – Aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) foam testing equipment. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) was honored with the Most Innovative State Program Award from the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) for the first-of-its-kind grant program to deploy groundbreaking aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) foam testing equipment to 18 commercial Michigan […]

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Eastern Michigan University Aviation Program Signs 5-Year Partnership Agreement with Crosswinds Aviation

The Eastern Michigan University Aviation Program, part of the College of Engineering and Technology, has signed a 5-year partnership agreement with Crosswinds Aviation, a flight training school dedicated to having a transformative impact on the lives of youth beginning careers in aviation. “We are thrilled to partner with Crosswinds Aviation and know that this strategic […]

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AC-U-KWIK Announces 2020 Airport of Distinction

Aviation Week Network’s AC-U-KWIK, a resource for global airport and ground handling data for business aviation flight planning, has announced that Battle Creek Executive Airport at Kellogg Field (KBTL) has been named the 2020 Airport of Distinction honoree. The airport at Kellogg Field in Battle Creek, Michigan, distinguishes itself by enabling convenient, efficient air transport […]

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Michigan Airports to Receive $256 Million in CARES Act Grants

Governor Gretchen Whitmer today applauded Michigan’s congressional delegation for securing $256 million in airport grants in the CARES Act. The Federal Aviation Administration funding will support airports experiencing severe economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants will be distributed to airports to prevent, prepare for and respond to impacts from the crisis. “The […]

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MBS International Receives Michigan Department of Transportation 2019 Airport of the Year Award

By Kenn Potts MBS International Airport, located in Freeland, Michigan has received the 2019 Airport of the Year from the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) – Office of Aeronautics in the air carrier airport category. The award was presented by Mark Noel, Manager of the Planning and Development section at MDOT – Office of Aeronautics, […]

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