Last week the Rhinelander City Council approved it, and Tuesday the Oneida County Board put its stamp of approval on it. The Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport is jointly owned by both the city and the county.
The terminal building has been named for a man who brought the modern airport to Rhinelander: Robert Heck.
43 years ago, Heck began working with federal state and local officials to upgrade the service at the airport.
Oneida County Board chair David Hintz said it was Bob Heck's efforts that kept air service in Rhinelander...