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

Friday, August 26, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C - U.S. Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) announced today that the Department of Transportation (DOT) will be awarding Sawyer International Airport $2,700,120 to repair a hangar. This project is funded through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement 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 Sawyer International Airport for years to come.


“Michigan airports play a vital role in keeping travelers, communities and businesses connected to important markets and destinations by providing safe, reliable air travel,” said Senator Peters. “I’m pleased to welcome this grant, which will help make needed upgrades at Sawyer International Airport.”


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