Tuesday, September 29, 2009
State approves funding for Lancaster Municipal Airport
They'll be given $7.6 million for pavement.
LANCASTER Approximately $7.6 million for Lancaster Municipal Airport was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission at its September meeting. The funds will be used for planned airport improvements, which includes pavement improvements.
A contract for the project is expected to be awarded this winter.
Project costs will be funded through TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program, which preserves and improves the state’s general aviation system and the city of Lancaster.
This year, TxDOT expects to provide approximately $60 million in funding for planning, constructing and maintaining community airports. Approximately 275 community airports in Texas are eligible for funding.