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Peters, Stabenow Announce $123,500 for Alpena County Regional Airport

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow today announced that Alpena County will receive $123,500 for improvements to Alpena County Regional Airport. The funding, which comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will be used for rehabilitation of existing runways and taxiways.

“Ensuring reliable air travel is critical for economic growth and job creation,” said Senator Peters. “I applaud this funding, which will help facilitate safe travel to Alpena and strengthen overall airport operations.”

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