Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce $5 Million for Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Rehabilitate Taxiway

Monday, September 15, 2014

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin today announced support for the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to rehabilitate its taxiway. The $5,000,000 grant comes through the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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

"Detroit Metro is crucial to Southeast Michigan's economy," said Levin. "This federal grant will allow the airport to continue making needed upgrades to its infrastructure that will help keep Michigan connected to commerce and tourism across the country and around the world."

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