Warner, Kaine Announce $3.3 Million for Safety Improvements at Mecklenburg-Brunswick Regional Airport
DOT grant will provide funding for infrastructure to rehabilitate runway at local airport serving South Hill, Broadnax, and La Crosse
Aug 24 2016
WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced today that Mecklenburg-Brunswick Regional Airport will receive $3,337,172 in funds from the Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fund the rehabilitation of the airport’s existing runway. Today’s funding was made available through the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program.
“This funding will help the Mecklenburg-Brunswick Airport upgrade its infrastructure so that flyers are provided with the highest degree of safety during their travel,” said Sen. Warner. “As airports in Virginia face challenges in maintaining the quality of services and infrastructure at their facilities, this grant will assist the Mecklenburg-Brunswick region meet the needs of all of their travelers.”
The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) provides grants for the planning and development of public-use airports that are significant to national air transportation.
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