Pictorial History – Part 3
Livingston County, MichiganAirportPictorial History – Part 3
Livingston County
Spencer J. Hardy Airport
3399 County Airport Drive
Howell, MI 48855
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Phone: 517.546.6675
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Pictorial History – Part 3

Spence Hardy, the airport manager and main flight instructor, pictured with Betty Stenz. 
 Spence Hardy (pictured with Betty Stentz) was the airport manager from 1966 - 1988. He was also the main flight instructor, and taught many people how to fly.
Bird's eye view of the airport in 1981 
 Aerial view of airport in 1981
Still no taxiway, that came in 1988.
An aerial view of the airport showing the new taxiway and runway extension.    
All graded and ready to go, to add on an extension to the runway and a new taxiway.
A poster for flight school.  "Solo in 30 days.  For as little as $269." 
 In 1977, the cost of flight school was a little less expensive than it is today.


An alternate view of the airport in 1981 
 Another view.
Note M-59 finally made it to the freeway.


A fake reindeer is mounted on a propeller plane, with Santa Claus as the pilot. 
 The Spirit of Good Cheer Operation originated at our very own Livingston County Airport with a mechanical breakdown. Now it has moved to Oakland International Airport. Click here for more information about the program.
A rainbow shines above the Livingston County Airport after a rainstorm. 
 The Livingston County Airport has had a long history, and a bright future.