Bishop International Airport
Jesse RussellISBN: 978-5-5145-6062-2;
Bishop International Airport (IATA: FNT, ICAO: KFNT) is a commercial and general aviation airport located in Flint, Michigan. It is named after banker and General Motors Board Member Arthur Giles Bishop (April 12, 1851–January 22, 1944), who donated 220 acres of his farmland for the airport in 1928. The third busiest airport in Michigan, it surpassed competitor MBS International Airport in terms of airline operations in 2002. In 2007, 1,071,238 passengers used Bishop International Airport; in 2011, 938,914 passengers used the airport. The airport is currently served by several airlines. AirTran Airways and Delta Air Lines operate mainline service out of the airport. Regional airlines Chautauqua (As AmericanConnection), Pinnacle (As Delta Connection), SkyWest (As Delta Connection), and CommutAir (As United Express) operate out of the airport as well. FedEx Express operates cargo services out of the airport. Accompanying the airlines is...