Airport lands FAA assistance for runway
GREENVILLE — Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) report that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released $1 million in funding they worked to secure last year for runway improvements at the Mid-Delta Regional Airport in Greenville.
The FAA funding will support Phase 2 rehabilitation of runway 18R/36L at the commercial air service airport in Washington County. The project is intended to extend the useful life of the runway pavement.
The award was made to the City of Greenville.
At the request of the city, Cochran and Wicker last year requested and secured this congressionally-directed funding as part of the FY2010 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. The FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding is provided to support infrastructure development projects that will improve operational safety and efficiency at local airport facilities.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- Peavey's wellness program honored after workers drop 1,000 pounds
- Group, lesbian couples look to overturn state's ban on same-sex marriages
- Pickering lists concerns over Mississippi Adequate Education Program formula
- Watkins says JRA out to block him from Farish by repaying HUD $1.5M
- Mississippi Film Studios signs contract with New Orleans company
- Mars Food expanding Delta plant; investing $31M and adding jobs
- State renews battle over water use with city of Memphis
- DAVID DALLAS: You say “Obama”, I say “Ebola”
- Biloxi baseball project still alive but may be held for 2015