Jonesboro Airport To Get $1.35 Million For Runway

September 2, 2003 - Posted at: 2:27 p.m. CDT

JONESBORO -- First District Congressman Marion Berry joined with U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and Blanche Lincoln this afternoon in announcing a federal grant of $1.35 million to rehabilitate the runway at Jonesboro's Municipal Airport.

The grant will provide funds to resurface the runway, preventing deterioration and prolonging the life of the pavement.

The grant comes from the Airport Improvement Program of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration.