MARCH 11, 2004 - Posted at 11:16 a.m. CDT
WASHINGTON, DC - Arkansas' Congressional delegation announced today that two municipal airports in Region 8 have been awarded more than $1 million in grants from the Department of Transportation.
The Sharp County Regional Airport will get the lion's share of the money. The facility at Cherokee Village will get $998,634 to rehabilitate a runway, and improve the runway safety area and runway lighting.
Meanwhile, the municipal airport at Blytheville will get $150,000 to install taxiway lighting and a parallel.