A Federal Aviation Administration grant will allow the Montgomery Regional Airport to enter the final phase of a long-range refurbishment project the complex began almost a decade ago.
The airport is receiving a $935,112 Airport Improvement Program grant from the FAA which will be used for improvements to MGM’s main taxiway, Taxiway Alpha. Upon completion, the airport authority says it will have refurbished all paving surfaces, investing more than $33 million in airport development projects.
Improvements are planned on the east side taxiway including milling, three-inch paving and upgrades to create a new surface.
MGM Executive Director Marshall J. Taggart Jr. said the airport is “poised to being serious conversations to attract additional air service to our airport.”
“The upgrades to our aviation infrastructure will provide MGM with a competitive advantage in luring additional carriers. Taxiway Alpha enhances our airfield and completes the last round of significant improvements made over the past decade." he said.
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