Senators Stabenow and Peters Announce Funding for Infrastructure Improvements at Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport

Friday, July 29, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C - U.S. Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) announced today that the Department of Transportation (DOT) will be awarding Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport $7,500,000 to repair taxiways. These funds are from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant program.


“Having reliable and safe air service is crucial for economic development, commerce, and tourism,” said Senator Stabenow. “This funding is another critical infrastructure investment coming to our state and will improve Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport for years to come.”


“Michigan airports play a critical role in keeping communities and businesses connected to important markets and destinations,” said Senator Peters. “This federal support will help ensure Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport can continue transporting travelers safely and efficiently for years to come by making necessary upgrades to critical infrastructure.”


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