ROMULUS, Mich.— Detroit Metropolitan Airport has been awarded a $5 million federal grant to renovate its taxiway. Michigan's two U.S. senators announced the grant from the U.S. Transportation Department on Monday. The Detroit News reports the airport in Romulus is the 18th busiest airport in North America in terms of total passenger traffic.» Read More
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