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Sen. Shelby proclaims grants awarded to Alabama airports


WASHINGTON, D.C. (WAFF) – United States Senator Richard Shelby introduced the grants that had been awarded to 4 Alabama airports on Friday.

The $3.69 million in grant funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) shall be designated for enhancements at airports.

The next airports acquired grants from the FAA:

  • Huntsville Worldwide Airport-Carl T. Jones Area– $1.3 million to rehabilitate and entry street.
  • Northwest Alabama Regional Airport– $1.1 million to reconstruct runway lighting.
  • Tuscaloosa Nationwide Airport– $1 million to reconstruct an apron.
  • St. Elmo Airport– $134,999 to replace airport grasp plan.

Sen. Shelby mentioned the grants shall be essential to make much-needed updates at Alabama airports.

“This $3.69 million in FAA funding will enhance the general performance and security of every of those Alabama airports, setting them up for additional development and success down the road,” Sen. Shelby mentioned in a press release  “By enhancing infrastructure and updating grasp plans, these 4 native and regional airports stand so as to add much more financial worth to their respective communities and the state at giant.”