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Administration and Management

MBS International Airport is owned by the City of Midland, County of Bay and City of Saginaw and is governed by a nine-member commission made up of three representatives from each community. Representatives are appointed to the commission by the representing government entity. The commission meets monthly and the public is welcome to attend meetings.

MBS International Airport Commission
8500 Garfield Road
Suite 101
Freeland, MI 48623
Phone 989.695.5555, ext. 8
Fax 989.695.6322

Our management team is led by James Canders, who joined MBS International Airport in 2018 as assistant airport manager, and was named the airport director in 2020. After graduating from Daniel Webster College in Aviation Management, he served four years in the US Army. He began his career in aiport management in Albany, New York followed by various roles in operations and administration in Grand Rapids, MI, Baghdad, Iraq, Battle Creek, MI and Bangor, ME before coming to MBS.

Photo by D. Floeter