Moolenaar Welcomes Grant for MBS Airport

August 19, 2021
Press Release

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a new $3.4 million grant for MBS International Airport in Freeland. The $ 3,474,533 grant will be used to install airfield guidance signs and rehabilitate the taxiway and taxiway lighting.

"MBS provides important flight service to mid Michigan and this funding will allow the airport to make major improvements to its infrastructure," said Congressman John Moolenaar. "MBS is a critical part of the economy of the Great Lakes Bay Region and this grant will help the airport continue to serve passengers who live in and visit our state.”

Congressman John Moolenaar is a member of the House Appropriations Committee which funds federal grant programs and he voted for the legislation that funded today's Department of Transportation grant.