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$24.3 million to improve 26 airports in Mississippi

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FAA grants will support improvement projects at 26 airports in Mississippi.

Posted: Mar 31, 2021 2:21 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - More than two dozen airports in Mississippi will share $24.3 million to improve airfields.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants will support the following improvement projects in north Mississippi:

  • Key Field Airport, City of Meridian – $6,543,750 to reconstruct taxiway and rehabilitate runwayHardy-Anders Field Airport,
  • City of Natchez – $3,877,200 to rehabilitate runway and taxiway
  • Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, City of Gulfport – $3,274,615 to improve airport drainage and rehabilitate terminal building, obstruction marking, and lighting
  • University-Oxford Airport, City of Oxford – $2,760,500 to rehabilitate runway
  • Stennis International Airport, City of Bay St. Louis – $1,375,200 to install runway and rehabilitate runway lighting and taxiway lighting
  • Hattiesburg Bobby L Chain Municipal Airport, City of Hattiesburg – $890,000 to construct, install, and expand airport lighting vault and rehabilitate runway lighting
  • Golden Triangle Regional Airport, City of Columbus – $790,718 to acquire aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicle
  • Carthage-Leake County Airport, City of Carthage – $482,883 to rehabilitate apron, runway, and taxiway
  • Prentiss-Jefferson Davis County Airport, City of Prentiss – $432,000 to install NAVAIDS and rehabilitate airport beacons, runway lighting, and taxiway lighting
  • New Albany-Union County Airport, City of New Albany – $425,915 to seal runway pavement
  • Magee Municipal Airport, City of Magee – $338,715 to rehabilitate runway lighting
  • Tishomingo County Airport, City of Belmont – $295,875 to rehabilitate runway lighting
  • Holly Springs-Marshall County, City of Holly Springs – $292,829 to seal apron pavement and taxiway pavement
  • Louisville Winston County, City of Louisville – $288,828 to install weather reporting equipment
  • Fletcher Field Airport, City of Clarksdale – $270,000 to install runway and visual guidance system
  • Ruleville-Drew Airport, City of Drew – $269,618 to construct terminal building, install runway guidance system, and rehabilitate access road
  • Trent Lott International Airport, City of Pascagoula – $225,000 to update airport master plan
  • Picayune Municipal Airport, City of Picayune – $217,350 to install weather reporting equipment
  • McCharen Field Airport, City of West Point – $200,000 to acquire land for approaches and development
  • Waynesboro Municipal Airport, City of Waynesboro – $190,595 to expand apron
  • Bruce Campbell Field Airport, City of Madison – $168,300 to improve airport drainage, seal apron pavement, and pavement joints
  • Indianola Municipal Airport, City of Indianola – $150,000 to rehabilitate runway and taxiway lighting
  • Yazoo County Airport, City of Yazoo – $150,000 to construct apron
  • Clarke County, City of Quitman – $135,000 to construct apron
  • McComb/Pike County/John E Lewis Field Airport, City of McComb – $135,000 to update airport master plan
  • Tunica Municipal Airport, City of Tunica – $117,000 to conduct or update miscellaneous study

U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., along with U.S. Reps. Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., and Michael Guest, R-Miss., made the announcement on Wednesday.

Mississippi Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 308737

Reported Deaths: 7139
CountyCasesDeaths
DeSoto20931250
Hinds19961410
Harrison17562303
Rankin13369277
Jackson13156243
Madison9950212
Lee9890170
Jones8310161
Forrest7542148
Lauderdale7221237
Lowndes6289144
Lamar613384
Lafayette6072117
Washington5291133
Bolivar4776129
Oktibbeha457197
Panola4458103
Pearl River4437141
Warren4299119
Marshall4286102
Pontotoc417572
Monroe4062132
Union404675
Neshoba4005176
Lincoln3886109
Hancock373385
Leflore3471124
Sunflower331589
Tate325384
Pike3215105
Scott311472
Yazoo305069
Alcorn299465
Itawamba297877
Copiah293965
Coahoma290479
Simpson289586
Tippah285168
Prentiss276659
Marion266279
Leake261773
Wayne261541
Grenada256484
Covington255280
Adams246982
Newton245761
George238547
Winston226081
Tishomingo222567
Jasper220048
Attala213673
Chickasaw205457
Holmes187172
Clay183254
Stone179733
Clarke177776
Tallahatchie176140
Calhoun165431
Yalobusha160136
Smith159334
Walthall131043
Greene129633
Lawrence126623
Noxubee126534
Montgomery125742
Perry125238
Carroll120926
Amite120741
Webster113832
Jefferson Davis105532
Tunica103225
Claiborne101330
Benton97525
Kemper95628
Humphreys94632
Franklin82923
Quitman78916
Choctaw73917
Wilkinson65128
Jefferson64828
Sharkey49817
Issaquena1686
Unassigned00

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Cases: 521623

Reported Deaths: 10739
CountyCasesDeaths
Jefferson754061493
Mobile39067799
Madison34040496
Tuscaloosa25367444
Montgomery24019567
Shelby23186239
Baldwin20701302
Lee15589165
Calhoun14342311
Morgan14158271
Etowah13685346
Marshall11995220
Houston10404278
Elmore10011200
Limestone9852147
Cullman9503189
St. Clair9463234
Lauderdale9265228
DeKalb8757181
Talladega8115171
Walker7139275
Jackson6756110
Autauga6750103
Blount6519134
Colbert6229130
Coffee5424113
Dale4772111
Russell430038
Franklin420782
Chilton4101109
Covington4061114
Tallapoosa3907146
Escambia390174
Dallas3525149
Chambers3514122
Clarke347060
Marion3072100
Pike306176
Lawrence295995
Winston273172
Bibb256059
Marengo248361
Geneva246075
Pickens233259
Barbour226455
Hale218575
Butler212967
Fayette209460
Henry188044
Cherokee182644
Randolph177241
Monroe172540
Washington165238
Macon155648
Clay150155
Crenshaw149457
Cleburne146741
Lamar139734
Lowndes136553
Wilcox124427
Bullock121640
Conecuh109428
Perry107626
Sumter103232
Coosa99428
Greene91434
Choctaw58824
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