Packers Now Partnering with Green Bay Airport

Packers announce a new partnership with Austin Straubel International Airport.

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Jan 22, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Green Bay Packers fans react during the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Falcons in the 2017 NFC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Green Bay’s Austin Straubel International Airport and the Green Bay Packers have entered a new partnership.  The Airport is now being dubbed “the Gateway to Lambeau Field”.

However, even without any official designation Austin Straubel International Airport was already being used by the team according to president and CEO of the Green Bay Packers Mark Murphy.


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“This really formalizes our existing relationship,” explained Airport Director Tom Miller.

Murphy said of the partnership, “We’ve had a long-standing relationship with the Green Bay airport. Having a strong and vibrant airport is important to our organization and it’s important to area businesses and residents as well. The Gateway to Lambeau Field designation is a fitting designation.”

Though not much is changing beyond the airport slogan, the partnership strengthens ties between the Packers and the Community.

— Patrick Backlas covers the Green Bay Packers as a columnist for cover32 Packers and serves as managing editor for cover32 Ravens. Connect and follow on Twitter @PatrickBacklas

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