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  • Writer's pictureSault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation

Economic Development & Airports

Chopper refueling at Sanderson Field

In 2017, almost 2,500 passengers have utilized the airport, including government entities, medical professionals, air tours, training, and business professionals. The airport has also played an important part in recent business developments, which has led to significant job creation. Additionally the public side of the terminal was able to be completely renovated this year.

  • Total Gallons of 100LL Fuel 13,889

  • Total Gallons of Jet A Fuel 22,281

  • Total Aircraft 884

  • Total Passengers 2,465

  • Business Flights 246

  • Local 111

  • Customs 151

  • Training 129

  • Homeland Security 7

  • USCG + Auxiliary 16

  • Medical Professionals 8

  • Transient Visitors 123

  • Air Ambulance 58

New PFC Overlay constructed in 2017

Terminal before renovation

After renovations

Future improvements include parking lot seal coating, pilot lounge renovations, fuel farm upgrades, HVAC improvements, and a tree removal project in the approach involving the business spur.

Don’t forget our Airport Open House & Movie in a Hangar on Friday, September 28th starting at 6pm.

Public Airport Event

See the fall colors from the sky

To find out more about what your local Economic Development team is up to please visit and follow us on Facebook @SSMEDC.

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