Federal Aviation Administration
The expected closures of three air traffic control towers in Michigan are among 149 nationwide that will now be delayed.
A Battle Creek official says the city plans to contract with a private company to keep the control tower open at W.K. Kellogg Airport.
Three air traffic control towers in Michigan — including one in Detroit — are among 149 nationwide that will be closed due to federal budget cuts.
Authorities in western Michigan say a man who was making touch-and-go landings with his home-built plane died near Tulip City Airport in Holland.
The partial FAA shutdown has airport projects – and the ability to pay for them – in limbo. At Metro Airport, there’s an $8 million federal grant grounded in Washington.
The pilot of a small, home-built helicopter has suffered minor injuries following a crash in Jackson County.
Airline flight delays cost passengers more than inconvenience — $16.7 billion more — according to a study delivered to the Federal Aviation Administration.