Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport – Local Development Finance Authority

Notice of Public Information Meeting

July 20, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport – Local Development Finance Authority (OWA-LDFA) captures and utilizes portions of property taxes collected from businesses that are located within the boundaries of Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport.   Therefore, Michigan PA 57 of 2018 requires OWA-LDFA to conduct a minimum of two public information meetings each year.   The next public information meeting is scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.  Preliminary information is posted on the website for Charter Township of Oscoda at   This meeting will be conducted with the option of attending in person at the Airport terminal building- – which is located at 3961 E. Airport Drive, Oscoda, Michigan 48750 or via ZOOM meeting service.  ZOOM connection information is provided below.  While this meeting is scheduled to commence at 4:00 p.m. – – attendees via ZOOM are encouraged to connect by 3:50 p.m.  

Join Zoom Meeting via Internet
Telephone: 1-929-205-6099
Meeting ID: 898 2131 6831

Participants are encouraged to connect by 3:50 p.m.

For additional information,
please contact Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport by calling (989) 739-1111.


Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport Authority sincerely appreciates your interest in our airfield and the business development advantages that are being discovered here at Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport.

What a priviledge!

Michigan Department of Transportation Office of Aeronautics named OWA Airport of the year.
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If you’re looking for an aircraft maintenance location that allows taxi-way access for your business – – look no further. Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport features an 11,800’ x 200’ foot runway with ‘heavy’ aircraft capable taxiways and aprons. Our runway is capable of handling all types of aircraft. It is also equipped with an FAA – ‘Category I’ Instrument Landing System (ILS) which supports landing operations during nearly all weather conditions. A variety of Aircraft ‘Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul’ (MRO) businesses are already sharing this airfield. It is envisioned that additional MRO providers will benefit from joining the cluster and collaboration of MRO service providers – – with the end-goal being to fully develop Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport as a major ‘full-service’ aircraft maintenance facility.

Comprehensive Aviation Training is committed to providing our customers with the very best in professional flight and ground training. 

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The setting and lifestyle near Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport is unique as compared to other expansive airfield facilities – – which are typically located near a large city with associated urban sprawl. Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport is located within the town of Oscoda which is situated between the shoreline of Lake Huron and the Huron National Forest. In addition to its sugar sand Lake Huron beaches, this community also boasts about a variety of nearby inland lakes, rivers, streams and recreation trail systems. As such, outdoor enthusiasts are able to enjoy many types of year-round activities – – while working, living and playing in the Oscoda area.