Sawyer International Airport Receives Federal Grant

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Accident in Alger County kills oneSawyer International Airport in Marquette County has received over one million dollars in federal grant money for safety and runway improvements. The airport is receiving nearly $1,127,000 in a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The grant funds will be used to purchase new safety equipment and rehabilitate runway lighting. Supporters say making sure passengers are able to travel to and from Marquette is vital to the state’s economy, and this federal funding will help maintain vital economic links around the world for the Upper Peninsula.

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