Press Release

Marion Airport Accessible Despite State Road 9 Construction Share

Aug 17, 2017  |  Layla Price-Bodkin

Entrance into the Mar­i­on Munic­i­pal Air­port in Mar­i­on (Grant Coun­ty) is ful­ly acces­si­ble despite con­struc­tion on Indi­ana State Road 9. Road improve­ments along an approx­i­mate 6‑mile stretch of State Road 9 began this week, how­ev­er motorists will have access into the airport.

Indi­ana Depart­ment of Trans­porta­tion (INDOT) offi­cials say bar­ri­cades must be in place dur­ing the con­struc­tion win­dow, how­ev­er they’ve been posi­tioned for even bus­es and large trail­ers to pass through.

The 2nd annu­al Airstrip Attack is sched­uled to take place this week­end (Aug. 19th & 20th), and the annu­al Fly/​In Cruise/​In is set to occur two weeks lat­er (Sept. 2nd). City and air­port offi­cials say motorists need not wor­ry about gain­ing access into the air­port dur­ing this con­struc­tion peri­od, espe­cial­ly for the two large events com­ing up.

Attached is a help­ful map with rec­om­mend­ed trav­el instruc­tions and key loca­tion points. The map was cre­at­ed for the Airstrip Attack occur­ring this week­end, but access into the air­port is also per­mit­ted for the upcom­ing Fly/​In Cruise/​In, as well as for gen­er­al use. (See map on Page 2)

Airstrip Attack Web­site: indyairstri​pat​tack​.com Fly/​In Cruise/​In Web­site: http://​www​.fly​in​crui​sein​.com/

Media Con­tact: Jim McK­in­ney, Mar­i­on Munic­i­pal Air­port Board Pres­i­dent (765) 5171176

Gen­er­al Con­tact: Mar­i­on Munic­i­pal Air­port (765) 6747777

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