Alabama airports receive grants for improvements

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WBRC) – Alabama Senator Richard Shelby announced that nine airports in the state of Alabama will receive grants from the Federal Aviation Administration.

A total of $11.36 million will be allocated to nine airports in the state of Alabama.

“Alabama is open for business and we must continue to advance our infrastructure if we are to remain prosperous. I am pleased that these airport upgrades and security enhancements will support the growth and success of many communities. in Alabama,” Senator Shelby said.

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport received more than $3 million to seal the runway and pavement pavement joints, as well as to seal the taxiway and pavement pavement joints and reconfigure an existing traffic lane.

Bibb County Airport will receive over $1.5 million to rebuild a taxiway and construct a taxiway.

The Centre-Piedmont-Cherokee County Regional Airport will receive nearly half a million dollars to expand a apron.

Oneonta’s Robbins Field airport will receive just over $330,000 for marking, lighting and obstacle removal.

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