Alabama airports

FAA Grants $25.9 Million for Statewide Airport Infrastructure Upgrades

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby has announced that 20 local airports throughout Alabama will benefit from more than $25.9 million in grants. The funding was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for various airport improvements to support infrastructure construction, safety advances, and equipment acquisition. “The FAA grants awarded to these local airports across Alabama support key projects that aim to…

Two Local Airports to Get Millions of Dollars in Improvements

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Alabama) has announced that two airports in our area as well as three others in the state will get $20.8 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants. Franklin Field in Union Springs is scheduled to receive $3,866,048 for construction of a runway.  Vaiden Field in Marion will get $2,262,634 for the continuation of construction on a…