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General Aviation Construction Update

Great progress is being made on the General Aviation Building Construction. Even with the harsh winter conditions, work continues. The new building will have a modern design that will allow operation expansion as well as increase efficiency for travelers. The terminal will have a separate screening area on the first floor for international flights and passengers while they are waiting for U.S. Customs clearance into the United States. The second floor will serve as the administrative office for the CCEDC and CIU airport management. Construction is scheduled to be completed in September of 2022. (Image taken January 25th, 2022) (Images… Read More »


Don’t Wrap Before You Fly

CIU wants to remind you this holiday season to wait until you wrap your packages if you plan on taking them through security as a carry-on. TSA will unwrap any packages to determine if they are a security threat. Gifts can be wrapped in your checked baggage. Happy holidays and remember to Fly From Nearby – CIU


Former General Aviation Terminal

Today we watched in excitement as the former General Aviation terminal was being torn down. Although it was bittersweet, we are ready for the new GA terminal construction to begin. In July we announced that the Chippewa County International Airport is receiving over $5 million in grant funds which will be used for the reconstruction and expansion of the airport’s general aviation terminal building to improve operations and efficiency for travelers and baggage moving throughout the airport. This new building will be funded in part by a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration and the Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation…. Read More »


Second Best July in History

July 2021 was our second-best July in history! Over 5,000 passengers flew CIU in the month of July. We appreciate your continued support of your local airport.


General Aviation Terminal Reconstruction

CHIPPEWA COUNTY — The Chippewa County International Airport is receiving over $5 million in grant funds, as announced Friday afternoon. The U.S. Department of Transportation will be awarding approximately $5,271,043 to the airport, which will be used for the reconstruction and expansion of the airport’s general aviation terminal building to improve operations and efficiency for travelers and baggage moving throughout the airport. This new building will be funded in part by a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration and the Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation. “The new building will have state of the art technology,” said Tami Beseau, airport manager…. Read More »


Delta Airlines J.D. Power Award of Excellence

Congratulations to the entire CIU Delta Air Lines team on being named as a recipient of the J.D. Power Award of Excellence in customer service. Chippewa passengers have always appreciated the excellent customer service provided by the local CIU Delta team, and it is great to know that service is recognized. Read more at Delta’s website.


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