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Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation’s mission is to encourage economic growth through strengthening the county’s competitive position and facilitating investments that build capacity, create jobs, generate economic opportunity, and improve quality of life.
Exciting progress is being made to improve the quality of life in the Eastern Upper Peninsula and Northern Ontario. The CCEDC works with development partners to maintain and grow existing companies and facilitate new ideas for businesses of every kind. Our corporation has properties available for leasing, and support facilities that are available to help establish and support local businesses. Ease of access to a modern commercial airport, rail connection, and the close proximity of Interstate 75 help make our Air/Industrial Park a great location to start or grow a business.
The Chippewa County International Airport is Michigan’s only commercial service airport in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Now offering 14 non-stop jet flights a week to Detroit and Minneapolis. BOOK YOUR FLIGHT AT AIRCIU.COM
Higher Orbits – Go For Launch! Event is happening in Sault Ste Marie for students in grades 8-12 on June 14th-16th at Lake Superior State University. This event is a unique and memorable experience that brings spaceflight to communities that might not otherwise have access to this. Space inspires! The Go For Launch! experience gives students experience and skills that can lead to success in any venture that requires imagination, leadership, teamwork, and problem solving skills. Higher Orbits looks forward to bringing Go For Launch! to your area!
The Chippewa Homestead Antenna & Mission Program (CHAMP) was selected by the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA) for their new Michigan Launch Initiative (MLI) Command and Control Center.
Led by Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation and Oakman Aerospace, CHAMP provides an ideal location sustained by a team of industry experts who will now begin work to make the MLI goals a reality. CCEDC and Oakman Aerospace have assembled the CHAMP Team with Space System Architecture and Mission Command and Control industry and government Subject Matter Experts to address all aspects of the MLI Command and Control Center.
CHAMP is a unique Public/Private Partnership (P3) that will support MLI vertical and horizontal launch sites in Michigan as well as fully integrate United States Government, Allied, Commercial, and Academic Space mission support worldwide through innovative and cost-effective Modular Open System Architecture (MOSA) designs necessary to remain competitive in the New Space Era.
Space in Michigan is Looking U.P.!
The Soo Locks, the International Bridge, Chippewa County Intl. Airport, and the close proximity of I-75 are just a few of the facilities available to help establish and support local businesses.
Chippewa County International Airport is Michigan’s only commercial service airport in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Now offering 14 non-stop jet flights a week to Detroit and Minneapolis.