Senators Stabenow and Peters Announce Funding for Infrastructure Improvements at Willow Run 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 Willow Run Airport $24,984,642 to construct a taxiway. This project is funded through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program.


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


“Michigan airports play a vital role in keeping travelers, communities and businesses connected to important markets and destinations,” said Senator Peters. “I’m pleased to welcome this grant, which will help make needed upgrades at Willow Run Airport.”


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