The Manistee County Airport Authority is a seven-member board that oversees the operation of Manistee Blacker Airport. The Manistee County Airport Authority meets on the third Monday of the month at 10:00am in the Norman Sheras Conference Room in the Manistee County Blacker Airport Terminal. The meetings are open to the public.



Manistee County Airport Authority

Brook Shafer

Board Members
Doug Bell
Mark Bergstrom
Jeffrey Dontz
Andrew Gentile
Gerry Haw
Barry Peterson

Airport Director
Barry Lind



Airport Authority Meeting Minutes

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MBL Documents:

MBL Emergency Contingency Plan – Tarmac Delays
MBL Diverted Int’l Flight Appendix



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