Proposed Regional Airport for Cross and St. Francis Counties May Be Moving Forward

OCTOBER 30, 2006 - Posted at 3:14 p.m. CDT

FORREST CITY, AR - Saint Francis County property owners with land situated at the proposed site of a regional airport may see surveyors in the area soon.

The Delta Regional Airport Authority has authorized Garver Engineering to begin surveying the property for appraisal purposes.  The authority hopes to begin acquiring the property this winter.

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