W.K. Kellogg Airport

6:02 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

WMU College of Aviation Plans To Grow W.K. Kellogg Campus

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The college is seeking $19 million in state money for to renovate the campus.
Western Michigan University is asking the state for $19 million in capital-outlay funding to renovate its College of Aviation. If approved, the funding would be used to augment the college's 20-acre campus at W.K. Kellogg Airport in Battle Creek, said Dave Powell, dean of the college.
6:51 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Battle Creek Officials Hope to Improve Promotion of Kellogg Airport

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The airport's 10,000 foot runway needs to be rehabilitated. Fire services at the Air National Guard Base are about to depart
The city of Battle Creek may make changes to one of its committees in an effort to better promote the W.K. Kellogg Airport.
7:18 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Battle Creek to take over fire service at Kellogg Airport

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Decision necessary because Air National Guard fire department is closing
Battle Creek city officials said Wednesday they will provide fire service at W.K. Kellogg Airport even after the Michigan Air National Guard closes the base fire department. "There will be fire service at W.K. Kellogg Airport," said Larry Bowron, city transportation director. "That is not something we are willing to give up."
4:51 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

W.K. Kellogg control tower to escape shutdown

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The city of Battle Creek has entered into a contract with the private company Midwest Air Traffic Control until the next fiscal year. City officials hope federal funding will be restored by then.
Battle Creek tower saved from sequester shutdown The city of Battle Creek plans to enter into a contract with a private air controller organization to keep the control tower open at W.K. Kellogg Airport. A link to this page will be included in your message.
WMU President
9:48 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

WMU President John Dunn says he hopes decision on Kellogg Airport will be reconsidered

John Dunn - file photo
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Western Michigan University President John Dunn says he still hopes federal regulators can be convinced to keep the tower at W.K. Kellogg Airport open. Western’s College of Aviation is located at the airport in Battle Creek. The Federal Aviation Administration announced on Friday that the tower is one being defunded because of automatic federal spending cuts known as “sequestration.” 

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