Michigan Airports

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MBS International Airport (MBS)

Location: The airport is situated in Freeland, Michigan, serving the nearby cities of Midland, Bay City and Saginaw.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Getting to the city: Taxis, shuttles and rental cars are available at the airport.
Car rental: Car hire companies represented at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National.
Airport Taxis: Taxi companies operating at the airport include Hey Yo! Taxi, Greater Bay Cab Company, and Griffin Taxi.
Facilities: Airport facilities include ATMs, baggage carts, cable television, infant-changing stations, lost-and-found facilities, a snack bar and newsstand, and vending machines.
Parking: Short-term parking is free for 15 minutes and $2 per half hour thereafter, up to a daily maximum of $12. Long-term parking costs $2 per hour, $8 per day.
Website: www.mbsairport.org

Bishop International Airport (FNT)

Location: The airport is situated about five miles (8km) from downtown Flint.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Getting to the city: Public bus 11 travels between the airport and downtown Flint every 30 minutes. Adult bus fare is $1.75. Taxis and rental cars are also available.
Car rental: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Alamo, Dollar and Thrifty are represented at the airport.
Airport Taxis: At least three taxi companies service the airport. Generally taxis can be found waiting outside the terminal, but they can be ordered by phone if necessary.
Facilities: Airport facilities include a business centre, an ATM, a bar and lounge, two restaurants, shoe-shine services, and a few shops.
Parking: Short-term parking costs $2 per half hour, up to a daily maximum of $15. Long-term parking costs $2 per hour, up to a daily maximum of $10. In the Economy Lots the daily rate is $8, and a free shuttle transports passengers to the terminal every five minutes.
Website: www.bishopairport.org

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)

Location: The airport is located 20 miles (32km) southwest of downtown Detroit.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).
Contacts: Tel: +1 734 147 7678.
Transfer between terminals: 'Terminal-to-Terminal' vans provide a free shuttle service between the two terminals.
Getting to the city: SMART public buses connect to central Detroit from the lower level near the Ground Transportation offices at the North Terminal. Taxis and sedan services are also available. There are car hire companies represented at the airport. It takes approximately 20-30 minutes to the city centre by car/taxi and about 45 minutes by bus.
Car rental: Car hire companies represented at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National.
Airport Taxis: MetroCars and MetroCabs are available from the airport, and should take approximately 20-30 minutes to the city centre.
Facilities: The main concentration of restaurants, bars, cafes, and fast food outlets are in the McNamara Terminal, although the other terminal also has bars and eateries. There are numerous shops located throughout the airport, including duty-free. ATMs, wireless internet and bureaux de change are available in both terminals. The on-site hotel offers conference and business facilities. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs should inform their airline in advance.
Parking: There is plenty of parking at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, starting at $4 per half hour. Daily rates are available for $11 in the Green Lot, the cheapest long-term option. There is a free shuttle service from the parking lots to the terminal buildings.
Website: www.metroairport.com

Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)

Location: The airport is situated 14 miles (23km) southeast of Grand Rapids.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Getting to the city: The Rapid Bus Route 17 services the airport, departing regularly; adult fare starts at $1.75. Taxis, shuttle buses and rental cars are also available at the airport.
Car rental: Car rental companies at the airport include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available at the airport and are located at the curbside. Taxi fare to downtown Grand Rapids is approximately $38.
Facilities: Facilities at the airport include meeting rooms and conference facilities, ATMs, a selection of restaurants, vending machines, a shoe-shine stand and gift shops.
Parking: In the short-term lot, parking costs $2 for the first hour and $24 per day. In the long-term garage, parking costs $2 per hour, $17 per day and $119 per week. In the economy lot, parking costs $2 per hour, $9 per day, and $63 per week. Free shuttle service is provided from the more distant parking lots.
Website: www.grr.org
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Lansing Capital Region International Airport (LAN)

Location: The airport is located three miles (5km) northwest of downtown Lansing.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: (517) 321-6121
Getting to the city: Capital Area Transit Authority (CATA) provides fixed route bus service to Capital Region International Airport seven days a week along Route 14.
Car rental: Car rental companies at the airport include Avis, Budget, Hertz and National.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are located across from the main entrance. Courtesy phones for booking taxis are located in the baggage claim area.
Facilities: Airport facilities include an information centre, an ATM, a cafe and pub for refreshments, a private lounge for frequent flyers, meeting rooms, and a lost and found.
Parking: Parking is free for the first 15 minutes in both parking lots. Short-term parking costs $2 for the first hour, and $3 for each additional hour, up to a daily maximum of $12. Long-term parking costs $2 per hour, $10 per day, and $50 per week.
Website: www.flylansing.com
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Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport (AZO)

Location: The airport is situated three miles (5km) southeast of Kalamazoo.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Getting to the city: Kalamazoo Metro Transit buses service the airport, departing every hour between 7am and 10pm Monday through Saturday. Taxis and rental cars are also available.
Car rental: Car rental companies at the airport include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National.
Airport Taxis: A ground transportation counter is situated in the baggage claim area of the terminal, providing information on taxi companies and fares. Taxis are available at the airport and usually do not have to be ordered in advance.
Facilities: Airport facilities include free wifi, a restaurant, a gift shop, an information centre and a lost and found.
Parking: Short-term parking costs $2 each half hour up to a daily maximum of $15. Long-term parking costs $4 per hour up to a daily maximum of $9 and a weekly maximum of $63.
Website: www.azoairport.com
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Sawyer International Airport (MQT)

Location: The airport is situated 19 miles (31km) south of Marquette.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Getting to the city: A Marq-Tran bus shuttle services the airport roughly every hour, operating from around 6am to 7pm on weekdays, and between 7.30am and 5.30pm on Saturdays. The buses travel to downtown Marquette and Gwinn. Taxis and rental cars are also available.
Car rental: Car rental companies represented at the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, National and Thrifty.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available at the airport.
Facilities: Facilities are limited at this small airport, but an ATM, postal services, vending machines, a snack bar and a lost and found are provided.
Parking: Parking is provided right outside of the terminal building. The first two hours of parking are free and every additional two hours cost $1 to $2, up to a daily maximum of $5. Weekly parking costs $35.
Website: www.sawyerairport.com
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Pellston Regional Airport (PLN)

Location: The airport is situated one mile (2km) northwest of downtown Pellston.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Getting to the city: Taxis, shuttles and rental cars are available at the airport.
Car rental: Car hire companies at the airport include Avis, Budget and Hertz.
Airport Taxis: Taxi, limousine and shuttle companies operating at the airport include Mackinaw Shuttle, Straits Taxi Service and Top of the Hill Taxi.
Facilities: Pellston Regional Airport is small but very attractive, with rustic charm and pleasant waiting areas. There is a restaurant, a gift shop, and conference facilities at the airport.
Parking: Free parking is provided at the airport.
Website: www.pellstonairport.com
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Cherry Capital Airport (TVC)

Location: The airport is situated five miles (8km) southeast of downtown Traverse City.
Time: GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Getting to the city: Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) provides an airport bus service, with single fares costing $1.50. Rental cars and taxis are also available.
Car rental: Car hire companies represented at the airport include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National.
Airport Taxis: Taxi companies servicing the airport include Traverse City Taxi, Cherry Capital Cab and TC Taxi.

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Facilities: The airport is small, but facilities do include gift shops, as well as food and beverage vendors.
Parking: Short-term parking costs $1.25 each half hour, up to a daily maximum of $10. Long-term parking costs $2 each hour, up to a daily maximum of $6.75, and a weekly maximum of $44. There is a cell phone lot for pick-ups.
Website: www.tvcairport.com
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