Congressional Delegation Announces Airport Awards

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U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton and Congressmen Rick Crawford and Bruce Westerman announced that 12 Arkansas airports have been awarded more than $3 million from the Department of Transportation to support facility upgrades and expansions.

The airports receiving funding are as follows:

Almyra: Almyra Municipal Airport will receive $532,800 to construct the taxiway and expand the apron.

Blytheville: Blytheville Municipal Airport will receive $177,300 to install perimeter fencing.

Carlisle: Carlisle Municipal Airport will receive $85,483 to rehabilitate the runway.

Danville: Danville Municipal Airport will receive $267,427 to rehabilitate the runway.

De Queen: J. Lynn Helms Sevier County Airport will receive $870,000 to construct a taxiway and install taxiway lighting.

Hope: Hope Municipal Airport will receive $230,000 to install taxiway lighting.

Jonesboro: Jonesboro Municipal Airport will receive $294,183 to rehabilitate the taxiway.

Lake Village: Lake Village Municipal Airport will receive $70,200 to rehabilitate runway lighting.

Melbourne: Melbourne Municipal – John E Miller Field will receive $45,000 to construct a taxiway.

Mountain Home: Baxter County Airport will receive $207,000 to rehabilitate the aviation apron.

Paragould: Kirk Field will receive $155,628 to rehabilitate the apron and rehabilitate the taxiway.

Walnut Ridge: Walnut Ridge Regional Airport will receive $497,012 to improve airport drainage and rehabilitate the taxiway.

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