Area Airport Improvements Set To Take Off With New Money

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GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Federal Aviation Administration has approved 42 grants totaling over $7.5 million for infrastructure and safety improvements at Mississippi airports. In Greenville, Mid-Delta Regional will be receiving $159,852 for airport drainage improvements and perimeter fencing. Cleveland will be fixing fences, too, along with buying some additional land and working on the airport’s aprons at a cost of $168,891. In Indianola the Municipal Airport will receive $134,258 for runway and taxiway work. Other Delta area airports receiving money include Tunica, Hollandale, Grenada, Vicksburg, and Oxford. Yazoo County is getting $209,169 for taxiway rehabilitation, and the Ruleville-Drew airport will see $170,144 for hangar construction, and a 2,800-square-yard apron expansion.



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