Grant Awarded for Improvements to AL Airports

Senator Richard Shelby announced today that 23 airports throughout Alabama will get a lift from Federal Aviation Administration grants awarded by the US Department of Transportation. The grants total more than $13.5 million and will contribute to various airport improvements such as infrastructure construction, safety advances, and equipment acquisition.

The Centre-Piedmont-Cherokee County Regional Airport received a grant for $150,000 to support access road improvements. The Ashland-Lineville Airport was awarded a total of $412,000 for apron and taxiway construction. Senator Shelby says the improvements will help drive growth in local communities and directly impact the quality of life for residents and visitors.


News Posts Archive