Federal grants to help airports in Houston, Grenada, Iuka, Corinth and Oxford
$6.6 million in federal grants will help with improvements at nine airfields in Mississippi.
By Zac Carlisle
WASHINGTON (WTVA) - $6.6 million in federal grants will help with improvements at nine airfields in Mississippi.
U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, both Republicans from Mississippi, made the announcement on Tuesday.
The Houston Municipal Airport will receive $1.04 million to improve its runway and apron.
The Grenada Municipal Airport will receive $248,100 to install weather reporting equipment.
The Iuka Mississippi Airport will receive $234,740 to install weather reporting equipment
The Roscoe Turner Airport in Corinth will receive $221,464 to updates its master plan/study.
The University-Oxford Airport will receive $207,200 to improve its drainage and erosion control.
Other beneficiaries are located in Brookhaven, Greenwood, Natchez and Vicksburg.
Open this link to read the senators' full announcement. https://www.hydesmith.senate.gov/wicker-hyde-smith-announce-66-million-miss-airport-improvement-projects-0