Aargus Air provides air charter service from Detroit area airports, using as primary, the Oakland County / Pontaic Airport. We prefer Pontiac over other airports in the area such as Detroit Metro and City Airport because it is much easier to get in and out of air traffic-wise and access fees are comparably modest..
Major Industries and Commercial Activity
Detroit,famously known as the 'Motor City, is located in the Eastern half of Michigan on the Detroit River between Lake Huron and Lake Erie and is the largest ciy in the state. After 80 years of automobile design and manufacturing, the automotive industry still dominates employment in the area. From a population of close to 20,000,000 in 1950, the Detroit proper poplulation has halved with a current count of approximately 850,000. This is due to a varirty of factors, but primarily to the process of automotive production outsourcing to offshore vendors, particularily Mexico. This has caused a severe decline in jobs, reducing the City's tax base to a level of contributing urban decay. Surrounding suburbs such as Bloomfiled Hills and Gross Point are very wealthy enclaves surrounding Detroit and much of the City of Detroit's populuation has migrated to these and the many other towns and villages outside the city proper, or simply left the area completly..
Detroit is the oldest of the major cities West of the original founding colonies and the only city in the US that would have you traveling to the South ito enter Canada. Began as a fur-trading town in the 1700s, Detroit took advantage of its perfectly positioned geographical location in the 1800s, becoming a major shipping and manufacturing center. With an influx of workers from overseas as well as the Southern part of America, including many African Americans, Detroit was an industrial giant in the early part of the 1900s. During the course of World War I and II, Detroit was a leading provider to the military effort. The birthplace of the automobile and the home of the "Big Three ", Ford, Chrysler and General Motors, Detroit remains the center of the automotive industry despite competition from Europe and Japan.. One of the largest manufacturing and production cities in the U.S., Detroit is a leader in , fabricated-metal, food and beverages, steel chemicals, paper related products,.
The health care industry is also among the city's largest employers. There are also a few post-secondary colleges in Detroit, such as Wayne State University, The University of Detroit Mercy, Marygrove College, and the College for Creative Studies. Other educational options include enrolling in an online school. These institutions can help people earn degrees in communication, business, psychology, and social work.
Detroit Culture, more than any other single city in the country, has contributed greatly to the early days of rock 'n roll and R and B music, yielding such great names in as record producer Berry Gordy, creator the Motown sound in the 1960s, with legendary Detroit artists such as Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, the Supremes, Marvin Gaye, and the Temptations. Aside from Motown era artists,the seemingly endless list of Detroit musicians reads like a who's who in music, with Aretha Franklin, Madonna, John Lee Hooker, Wilson Pickett, Bob Seger, George Clinton, Anita Baker, Iggy Pop, Eminem, Alice Cooper,and Kid Rock
RESTARAUNTS AND OTHER ATTRACTIONS
Detroit has meny fine restaraunts and other intersting attractions.
Four Star Restaraunts as Rated by restaraunts.com
Fisbones - Seafood - Four Stars
Coach Insignia Detroit - Fine Dining at 700 ft agl - Four Stars
Cliff Bell's?? - Swanky restored 40s era deco - Ecelectic Cusine - Five Stars
Other Ineresting Attractions
Motor City Casino ?? - Gambling and Dining Downtown Detroit
Detroit Riverfront Conservancy - Riverfront walk - beautiful park on the river
Detroit Institue of Arts - Art Museum
Motown Historical Museum - History of Detroit's music evolution
Comerica Park - Detroit Tigers Baseball