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Airport looks to build hangar

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — As part of an upgrading goal the Gogebic-Iron County Airport Board on Monday said it would consider approving a new hangar at its next regular meeting.

In the airport manager’s report, Michael Harma said the new commercial carrier, Boutique Air, which takes over from Air Choice One on Aug. 1. Putting their two planes inside a heated hangar helps with liability, he said.

“Heating hangar space is limited at this point,” Harma said. “The airline plans to bring two airplanes here and we are not going to have enough space for both o...