Missouri Airports Get Federal Grant
COLUMBIA -- Today U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a grant of 210,000 dollars for three small community airports in Missouri. The grant will go to the Missouri Department of Transportation. It plans to use the money for a marketing campaign for three small community airports -- Columbia, Joplin and Waynesville. Each of the three airports gave money towards their grant projects. This is the fifth year Missouri has received funds from the grant in its eight-year history:
- 2002 -- Cape Girardeau received 500,000 dollars.
- 2003 -- Joplin received 500,000 dollars.
- 2005 -- Farmington and Poplar Bluff received 900,000 dollars.
- 2007 -- Farmington received 30,000 dollars.
- 2010 -- Columbia, Joplin, and Waynesville received 210,000 dollars.
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