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Governor Walker approves terminal building project at Merrill airport

March 31, 2014

Governor Scott Walker today announced a $361,489 project to design and construct a terminal building in a new development area at Merrill Municipal Airport.
Dan Brugman, airport development engineer with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), said the new terminal building will assist in creating a hangar development area the airport has been planning for several years.

Funding Breakdown

  • State = $17,370
  • City of Merrill = $17,371
  • Federal Aviation Administration = $326,748

The project is expected to start in May and be completed by fall 2014.

Merrill Municipal Airport is one of 98 facilities included in the Wisconsin State Airport System Plan, which makes it eligible for state and federal funding. Airport improvement projects are administered through WisDOT’s Bureau of Aeronautics.

For more information, contact:
Dan Brugman, WisDOT airport development engineer
(608) 266-2729,



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