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Airport board hears airline pitches


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IRONWOOD - Officials from four commercial air service companies were in Ironwood Wednesday to compete for the next two-year contract serving Gogebic-Iron County Airport.

Gogebic-Iron County Airport operates with Essential Air Service (EAS) funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The subsidies go to airlines that provide commercial passenger service to rural and small-community airports.

The air services that outlined EAS service proposals at the four-hour special meeting of the Gogebic-Iron County Airport board at Gogebic Community Col...