Senators Stabenow and Peters Announce Funding for Infrastructure Improvements at MBS International Airport

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

WASHINGTON D.C. —U.S. Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) announced today that the Department of Transportation (DOT) will be awarding MBS International Airport $367,200 in funding to repair a runway and a runway lighting system. These funds are from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant program.

“Having reliable and safe air service is crucial for tourism, commerce, and economic development,” said Senator Stabenow. “This grant is an important investment in the infrastructure of our airports and will help our communities rebound from the pandemic.”

“Airports play a critical role in boosting Michigan’s economy by connecting communities and businesses to important destinations and resources,” said Senator Peters. “This federal support will ensure MBS International Airport can continue helping to transport travelers safely and efficiently for years to come.”

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