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Richton-Perry County Airport awarded $105,000 grant

RICHTON — The Richton-Perry County Airport received a $105,000 Airport Improvement Program grant to clear obstructing growth along the approach to its runway.

The grant is among more than $4.1 million awarded Monday to 16 Mississippi airports by the Federal Aviation Administration.

The grants represented a second round of AIP funding for Mississippi airports.

Last month, the FAA awarded $9.75 million in grants to 22 state airports, including Hattiesburg and Lumberton.

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