LANSING, MICH. – The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Bureau of Aeronautics and Freight Services named Branch County Memorial Airport in Coldwater, Michigan, “Michigan Airport of the Year.” The award was presented February 17, 2011, during the 20th Annual Michigan Airport Conference held in East Lansing. RS&H Michigan, Inc., a transportation-consulting firm, was named “Michigan Airport Consultant of the Year.”
Branch County Memorial Airport was recognized for its efficient use of limited available funding, and for maintaining strong community support for the general aviation airport, which has 12,000 takeoffs and landings annually.
RS&H Michigan, Inc., was honored for the excellent service provided to aviation in Michigan through the development of airport infrastructure and safety improvements. The company provided professional consulting services for major projects at many Michigan airports, including: Alpena County Regional Airport, Bad Axe Huron County Memorial Airport, Flint Bishop International Airport, Hillsdale Municipal Airport, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport, Monroe Custer Airport, Owosso Community Airport, and Saginaw MBS International Airport. RS&H Michigan, Inc., with offices in Flint and Detroit, is an architectural, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firm.