Stabenow, Levin Announce Grant for MBS International AirportFriday, August 15, 2014
U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin announced today support for the MBS International Airport in Saginaw County to update its Airport Master Plan and Airport Layout Plan. The $663,039 grant, which comes through the U.S. Department of Transportation, will help the airport address key issues and goals that are critical for its development.
"Making sure residents, tourists, and business travelers are able to easily travel to and from the Great Lakes Bay Region is vital," said Stabenow. "This support will help MBS International Airport better evaluate how they can upgrade their facilities to meet the needs of the people they serve."
"Efficient air travel is vital to economic development, tourism and maintaining connections around the world," said Levin. "This grant will help ensure that MBS International can continue to fill that essential role."
More information on the Department of Transportation Grant program can be found at http://www.dot.gov/grants.