Stabenow, Peters Announce over $650,000 for Capital Region International Airport

Monday, September 14, 2015

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters today announced that the Capital Region Airport Authority will receive $652,400 for improvements at Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, including for the rehabilitation of a taxiway and to address key issues, objectives, and goals related to safety developments. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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

"Travelers to and from the Greater Lansing area count on Capital Region International Airport for safe and reliable transportation," said Senator Peters. "This funding will make important improvements to the airport's overall safety and operations and will encourage economic growth in the region."