Twelve Airports in Arkansas Awarded FAA Grants

WASHINGTON - The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded grants totaling more than $5.3 million for improvements and other projects at 12 airports in Arkansas' 1st Congressional District, according to a news release from U.S. Rep. Marion Berry, D-Ark.

The grant recipients are: West Memphis Municipal Airport (Crittenden County) - $1,710,000 for runway rehabilitation.

Ozark Regional Airport (Baxter County) - $579,500 to construct a taxiway.

Stuttgart Municipal Airport (Prairie County) - $553,000 to preserve and extend life of airport pavement.

Pocahontas Municipal Airport (Randolph County) - $508,250 to construct taxiways.

Thompson-Robbins Airport (Phillips County) - $466,464 to improve runway safety area.

Clarendon Municipal Airport (Monroe County) - $421,770 to replace runway.

Delta Regional Airport (St. Francis County) - $392,825 to begin engineering design of new airport.

Calico Rock Airport (Izard County) - $307,800 to construct a taxiway.

Frank Federer Municipal Airport (Monroe County) - $215,031 for construction of additional aircraft parking and an access taxiway to aircraft parking.

Carlisle Municipal Airport (Lonoke County) - $95,000 for construction of additional airport aircraft parking.

Melbourne Municipal Airport (Izard County) - $59,755 to construct a taxiway.

Woodruff County Airport - $55,100 to develop airport layout plan and identify needed improvements.

This article was published 05/26/2007



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