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Thu July 12, 2012
Eastern U.P. airport gets federal improvement grant
SAULT STE. MARIE, MI-- Chippewa County International Airport has received federal funding for maintenance and upgrades.
The $1.3 million grant comes from the Federal Aviation Administration. It will be used to help pay for new snow-removal equipment and to make improvements to the runway and taxiway.
Officials say the upgrades will maintain the structural integrity of the pavement and prevent aircraft damage from debris.