Detroit Metro Airport Receives Support for Runway Rehabilitation

Friday, May 16, 2014

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin today announced support for the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to rehabilitate its runway. The $14,875,000 grant comes through the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Senator Stabenow said: "Making sure passengers are able to travel to and from Southeast Michigan is vital to the state's economy," said Stabenow. "This support will help ensure that the airport can continue to keep people travelling safely and increase business activity to boost the economy."

Senator Levin said: "Transportation is at the heart of Michigan's economic competitiveness. This federal support will help keep Michigan connected to commerce and tourism throughout the United States and around the world."

More information on the Department of Transportation Grant program can be found at