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Governor Walker approves improvement project at Cumberland Municipal Airport

July 29, 2014

Governor Scott Walker today announced a $120,146 project for engineering design for pavement reconstruction and a beacon pole replacement at Cumberland Municipal Airport.

Stacey Miller, airport engineering specialist with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), said the project will begin the design work necessary for the badly needed reconstruction of airfield pavements. Additionally, the project includes the replacement of a beacon pole with an improved tip-down pole.

Funding Breakdown

  • State = $6,007
  • City of Cumberland = $6,007
  • Federal Aviation Administration = $108,132

The design work is expected to be completed by fall of 2014.

Cumberland Municipal Airport is one of 98 facilities included in the Wisconsin State Airport System Plan, which makes it eligible for state and federal funding. Airport improvement projects are administered through WisDOT’s Bureau of Aeronautics.

For more information, contact:
Stacey Miller, WisDOT airport engineering specialist
(608) 266-8167,



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