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Gogebic-Iron airport federal funds extended for five years

 

October 25, 2018



By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

The federal Essential Air Service program that subsidizes passenger service at the Gogebic-Iron Airport in Ironwood Township has been extended for five years.

The government program currently pays a subsidy for Air Choice One to operate out of Ironwood.

Air Choice One, which has been offering passenger flights at the airport for four years, is currently under a three-year EAS agreement. Commercial air providers are selected for EAS through bidding processes and passenger boardings have increased here since ACO took over.

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