Columbia Regional Airport Receives Makeover with FAA Grants

6 years 6 months 2 hours ago Wednesday, August 24 2011 Aug 24, 2011 Wednesday, August 24, 2011 7:07:00 PM CDT August 24, 2011 in News
By: Jessi Turnure

COLUMBIA - Columbia Regional Airport runways are scheduled for a $28.5 million facelift beginning in spring 2012, thanks to a Federal Aviation Administration grant.

Renovation plans include taxiway improvements and land purchases to further extend the runways. The project will begin with the replacement of worn concrete on Runway 2-20, the longer of the 2 airport runways. Airport officials have begun purchasing additional land to further expand the runway. 

The runway expansion process is expected to be complete in two to three years.

 

 

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