Runway at Huron County airport in line for $1M repaving

August 17, 2019 GMT

BAD AXE, Mich. (AP) — A runway at Michigan’s Huron County Memorial Airport is in line for a roughly $1 million repaving project next year.

The Huron Daily Tribune reports the work involves a roughly 5,000-foot (1,500-meter) runway at the Bad Axe-area airport, which is located about 100 miles (161 kilometers) north of Detroit.

The newspaper says 95% of the funding will come from state and federal sources, such as the Federal Aviation Administration, and Huron County will put up the remaining 5%.

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Airport manager Chris Jackson says the repaving work should take about a month.

A new privately owned hangar was built at the airport this year. Jackson says the airport has about 35 flight operations a day in its busiest months of July and August.

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Information from: Huron Daily Tribune, http://www.michigansthumb.com