Senators Stabenow, Peters Announce Nearly $1.2 Million for Muskegon County Airport

Friday, June 19, 2015

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced support for the Muskegon County Airport to rehabilitate the concrete of its apron, the area of an airport where aircraft are parked. The $1,193,767 grant comes through the U.S. Department of Transportation.

"This investment will make travelling to and from West Michigan safer and more efficient," said Stabenow. "By supporting Muskegon Airport, we're also encouraging businesses to invest in the region and create jobs."

"Investing in infrastructure projects is critical to creating jobs in Michigan," Peters said. "I'm proud to announce this grant, which will facilitate travel to West Michigan and economic growth in the Muskegon area."

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