ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WFRV) – Austin Straubel Global Airport (GRB) in the Village of Ashwaubenon will be acquiring a makeover.
Throughout a push convention currently, Brown County Govt Troy Streckenbach painted the ceremonial “first paint stroke” on the exterior of the airport that will be going through a refresh and improvement venture.
“It’s time to brighten issues up and give our airport a far more contemporary appear,” stated Streckenbach. “So, we wanted to have a little fun with it whilst sharing the information.”
The $8.2M task, funded via a mixture of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement (AIP) grant funds and Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics (WiBOA) Point out-help grants, is anticipated to be concluded in 4 phases above the up coming year. Immel Building of Green Bay is the standard contractor.
The update and advancement challenge is set to rework and repaint the exterior canopy with LED lighting and additional safety features. Together with the exterior canopy, the entrance and exit plazas, as effectively as traveler walkways, will be up to date and painted.
All parking heaps incorporated with Austin Straubel Intercontinental Airport will be resurfaced and a new decorative security fence will be included.
The outdated aqua coloration and accents on the exterior of the airport will also be changed with a additional contemporary gray paint colour followed by a blue accent.
“With air journey booming at the time yet again, and more flights than at any time at GRB, we assumed it was critical to have a look that was much more modern-day and inviting as perfectly as installing new characteristics this sort of as supplemental lights and stability fencing,” mentioned Airport Director Marty Piette, A.A.E. “It’s not compared with using treatment of your property it requirements updating now and then. We want local travelers to sense fantastic about traveling out of GRB and we want site visitors to sense welcome. Providing our terminal an up to date glimpse is a part of that hard work.”