SAULT STE. MARIE — The Chippewa County International Airport in Sault Ste. Marie has been named Airport of the Year by the Michigan Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics. The award is to recognize outstanding service to Michigan aviation.
“The airport has performed in an exemplary manner in continuous improvement,” said Michael Trout, MDOT Aeronautics Commission director.
Trout presented the award at the 2015 Michigan Airport Conference to Tami Beseau, Chippewa County International Airport manager; Tim Gregory, airport maintenance supervisor; Jim Quinnell, Chippewa County Economic Development Corp. (CCEDC) board member; Tom Ewing, CCEDC president.
Beseau credited the airport’s staff for its knowledge and dedication for the success of the airport.
This is the 24th year the MDOT Office of Aeronautics has presented the award. The conference in East Lansing was hosted by the Michigan Association of Airport Executives.