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Renovations underway at Golden Triangle airport

COLUMBUS — The Golden Triangle Regional Airport is undergoing a major renovation project with the help of a grant.

WTVA TV reports a total of 171 yards of concrete were put down in about 3 1/2 hours yesterday morning.

This will provide a base for asphalt to be put on the entrances and exits in and out of the taxiways.

The entire taxi way will be repaved once the entrances and exits to the taxiways have been widened.

The airport will be able to accommodate larger aircraft once renovations are completed.

All of the renovations are expected to be fully completed by the first of the year.

A $3.4-million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration and the Mississippi Department of Transportation is paying for the renovations.


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