September 17, 2014

Airport to receive federal funding

By CHERYL ODDEN

The Garrison Municipal Airport is one of seven North Dakota airports that will receive federal funding for updates.

The local airport’s share, $68,769, will be used to expand and rehabilitate the apron, improve the runway safety area, rehabilitate the runway and its lighting and to rehabilitate the taxiway.

The federal government will provide more than $6.2 million to improve and update the seven airports. The lion’s share, nearly $4.5 million, is earmarked for the Minot Municipal Airport.

Other recipients are : Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport, Dickinson, $1,060,909; Stanley Municipal Airport, $223,650; Northwood Municipal-Vince Field Airport, $208,995; Mandan Municipal Airport, $126,000, and Tioga Municipal Airport, $89,054.


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