News Releases

03/03/2018 Detroit Metropolitan Airport to provide update on 2019 runway reconstruction plans
03/01/2018 Detroit Metropolitan Airport welcomes new route to Leon, Mexico
02/08/2018 Detroit Metropolitan Airport closes the books on 2017 with another increase in passengers
01/23/2018 WOW Air celebrates Detroit Metropolitan Airport partnership with fare sales
01/11/2018 Airport Authority selects former leader to serve as interim CEO
12/27/2017 Vacation Express announces charter flights from Detroit to the Caribbean
12/12/2017 Wayne County Airport Authority announces departure of CEO
12/01/2017 Detroit Metropolitan Airport invites community to learn about 2019 runway and taxiway reconstruction
11/22/2017 Detroit Metro Airport offers helpful holiday travel tips
9/13/2017 Airport Authority receives positive bond rating
8/23/2017 WOW air expands in the Midwest with Detroit Metropolitan Airport
8/09/2017 Next phase of road construction to begin at Detroit Metro Airport
7/25/2017 Airport Authority Police seeks input during CALEA reaccreditation process
6/09/2017 Detroit Metro Airport announces road construction projects
4/27/2017 Students help Detroit Metro, Wayne County, and Davey Tree Co. at Arbor Day Event
4/26/2017 Detroit Metro Airport and local organizations seek volunteers
4/4/2017 Detroit Metro Airport Ambassadors Awarded President's Volunteer Service Awards
2/23/2017 DTW invites the community to final Master Plan Update meeting
2/06/2017 Detroit Metro Airport sees an increase of almost 1 million passengers in 2016
1/17/2017 Airport Authority appoints Joseph Nardone as new CEO
12/05/2016 DTW and YIP airports reach out to construction industry contractors seeking work
11/14/2016 Detroit Metro adds Motown music, and offers holiday travel tips
10/11/2016 WCAA set to auction surplus equipment and lost and found items
10/04/2016 Aeromexico becomes Detroit Metro Airport’s 4th new carrier in less than four years
9/23/2016 Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport’s Runway 4L/22R and Associate
  Taxiways Reconstruction Project Receives ISI Envision® Silver Award
9/09/2016 DTW and YIP Airport Rescue & Fire Fighting Recognized for Excellence
9/07/2016 Detroit Metro seeks community input for Master Plan updates
8/25/2016 WCAA employees honored at ROSE Awards
8/23/2016 Detroit Metropolitan Airport passengers have new options when flying to most popular destinations
7/27/2016  Detroit Metro up 800,000 passengers halfway through 2016
7/20/2016 Wayne County Airport Authority CEO announces planned leadership changes
7/18/2016 WCAA's Brian Sadek promoted to VP Legal Affairs
6/03/2016 Airport Authority to host AAAE Environmental Conference
5/23/2016 McNamara Terminal Restaurants and Retail Recognized for Excellence
5/16/2016 Detroit Metro Airport to host volunteer recruitment fair
5/03/2016 Airport Authority's succession planning yields new Director of Public Affairs
4/26/2016 DTW, Wayne County, and Davey Tree Company plan Arbor Day Event
4/25/2016  DTW and Willow Run airports invite community to Master Plan updates
4/20/2016 Public Affairs Director Michael Conway announces retirement
4/18/2016 Detroit Metro Airport expands opportunities for small/minority businesses
4/15/2016 Frontier Airlines celebrates new DTW to Phoenix service
4/14/2016 DTW Airport Ambassadors earn awards from the President
4/01/2016 Detroit Metropolitan Airport sees growth in passenger traffic
3/30/2016 Detroit Metro to host business opportunity forum to improve diversity
3/2/2016 Detroit Metro Airport plans to expand choices for travelers with disabilities
2/29/2016 ACI announces 2015 ASQ Awards
2/02/2016 DTW passenger traffic increases by a million in 2015
1/21/2016 Peter Gargiulo selected for international leadership role
1/11/2016 Pure Michigan welcomes international passengers to DTW
1/06/2016 Erica Donerson hired as Media Relations Manager
12/17/2015 Freedom Center opens new facility in the North Terminal
11/24/2015 Detroit Metro Airport Upgrades and Holiday Travel Tips
11/18/2015 Statement regarding FAA Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty
10/30/2015 September Passenger Growth at DTW
10/5/2015  Delta to add non-stop flight from DTW to Munich
10/5/2015 Gale LaRoche to speak at national ACI-NA Conference
9/29/2015 Frontier Airlines to Add New Service Between Detroit and Ft. Myers
9/23/2015 Airport Authority Recognized for Service Excellence by Detroit CVB
9/01/2015 Frontier Airlines to start new non-stop service to Orlando
9/01/2015 Express Tram to be closed for planned maintenance
6/26/2015 Spirit Airlines establishes new maintenance hanger at Detroit Metro Airport
6/05/2015 Jennifer Williams promoted to Airport Police Chief
6/01/2015 Detroit Metro Airport to conduct live emergency response to a simulated aviation disaster
4/30/2015 New DTW retail stores receive airport concession industry awards
4/21/2015 Settlement reached in 9-11-11 Airport Safety Response
4/16/2015 Airport Authority Headquarters to be Named in Honor of Michael Berry
4/1/2015 Detroit Metro Airport Ambassadors Earn PRESIDENT’S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARDS
3/31/2015 Willow Run Economic Impact Study Released
3/6/2015 Detroit Metro Airport to host volunteer fair
3/3/2015 PF Chang's now open at Detroit Metro Airport
2/23/2015 Leader Dogs for the Blind begins training at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
2/18/2015 Airport Authority Police Department meets Gold Standard for Excellence
2/9/2015 Airfield Ops Director named to represent national panel
1/8/2015 New Air Service at DTW Continues in 2015
12/22/2014 Airport Police Chief Edward Glomb Elected to SE Michigan Police Chiefs Panel
12/18/2014 Airport Authority’s Marge Basrai Honored by MICPA
12/1/2014 Royal Jordanian to Operate First B-787 Dreamliner at DTW
11/25/2014 DTW Vehicle Technology Project to Enhance Safety and Efficiency
11/20/2014 Holiday Travel Tips from Detroit Metro Airport
11/13/2014 Open House to discuss 2016 runway reconstruction project at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
11/6/2014 WCAA’s Gale LaRoche Honored
10/30/2014 Willow Run re-opens 75 year old runway with help from Yankee Air Museum
10/17/2014 Settlement reached in airport bus stop case
9/19/2014 Detroit Metro Airport Provides Safer Location for Public Transportation
9/4/2014 Alaska Airlines starts service to DTW
9/3/2014 Virgin Atlantic Announces Non-Stop Service to Detroit Metro Airport
8/5/2014 Airport Authority to Host Public Sessions for CALEA Re-Accreditation Process
7/31/2014 Detroit Metro Airport Launches Automated Passport Control Technology to Speed International Passenger Processing
7/30/2014 New Routes Help Detroit Metro Extend Record Year for Air Service
7/21/2014 Detroit Metro Airport ranked nation's fastest in WiFi connectivity
5/20/2014 Estee Lauder to add Beauty Boutique in McNamara Terminal this summer
4/29/2014 Road Construction Causing Delays at Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s South Entrance
4/22/2014 Ribbon Biting Ceremony Launches Service Animal Relief Area at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
4/11/2014 U.S. Marine Col. Chris Mullin Appointed Willow Run Airport Director
3/27/2014 Detroit Metro Airport Ambassadors Earn PRESIDENT’S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARDS
3/26/2014 Detroit Metropolitan Airport Honored for Procurement and Construction Excellence
3/21/2014 On Board With Autism Program Takes Off at Detroit Metro Airport
3/20/2014 Fresh New Food & Beverage Concessions Approved for Detroit’s McNamara Terminal
2/13/2014 Spirit Airlines Announces New DTW - MSP Service
2/11/2014 Alaska Airlines announces first ever non-stop service to DTW
2/3/2014 Passenger Traffic up 7.4% for Month of December at Detroit Metro Airport
1/31/2014 Al Glancy elected Chair of Airport Board
1/20/2014 University of Michigan releases study showing economic impact of Detroit Metro Airport
11/7/2013 Detroit Metro airlines busy adding air service
11/7/2013 Frontier Airlines adding nonstop service from DTW to Wilmington, Delaware
10/15/2013 JetBlue Announces Non-Stop Service from Detroit Metro to Boston Beginning in March
10/7/2013 WCAA Announces Public Hearing for Willow Run FAR Part 150 Noise Study
9/16/2013 Detroit Metro Airport Launches Upgraded Wi-Fi Network and Unlimited Complimentary Access for Travelers
9/4/2013 Detroit Metro Airport Ambassador Named Winner of 2013 ROSE Award
8/26/2013 Customs and Border Protection at Detroit Metro Airport Adds Additional Global Entry Kiosks
8/7/2013 Airport Authority Issues RFQ for Gateway Development Project at Detroit Metro Airport
8/1/2013 Information Meeting scheduled for runway project at Detroit Metro Airport
7/25/2013 Public Hearing for Runway Closure scheduled at Willow Run Airport
7/23/2013 Empire Aviation Services Expands in Michigan with Relocation to Detroit Metro Airport
7/16/2013 Detroit Metro Airport to launch massive conversion to LED lights in parking structures
7/11/2013 Detroit Metropolitan Airport partners with Paws With A Cause® for training
6/25/2013 First Phase of Retail Transformation Lands at Detroit Metro Airport’s McNamara Terminal
6/13/2013 Spirit Airlines Begins Nonstop Service Between Detroit and Houston
5/14/2013 Detroit Metropolitan Airport Selects Advanced Wireless Group, LLC to Expand Free Wi-Fi and DAS Service Offerings
5/1/2013 Detroit Metro Airport Ambassadors Earn Presidential Honors
4/30/2013 International Passengers Increase at Detroit Metropolitan Airport
4/26/2013 WCAA Statement on Actions to End Air Traffic Control Furloughs
4/25/2013 WCAA Board Statement on Turkia Mullin Arbitration
4/3/2013 Statement Regarding Suspicious Object at Detroit Metro Airport’s North Terminal
3/13/2013 Detroit Metropolitan Airport honored for safety, engineering and paving excellence
3/13/2013 Spirit Announces New Daily Nonstop Service Between Detroit and Houston
2/14/2013 Spirit Airlines Starts Service Between Detroit and Denver
2/12/2013 Detroit Metro Airport International Passenger and Cargo Traffic Increase in 2012
1/9/2013 Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano appoints respected Clark Hill lawyer to Airport Authority Board