Columbia airport to get nearly $300,000: Rep. Hartzler

1 year 4 months 2 weeks ago Friday, July 28 2017 Jul 28, 2017 Friday, July 28, 2017 2:47:00 PM CDT July 28, 2017 in News
By: Kristen Reesor, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Columbia Regional Airport will receive $298,453 in federal grant funding for runway extension and improvements, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-MO, announced Friday.

Hartzler said the money will allow the airport to continue its work enhancing facilities to serve more customers. One of the construction plans includes building a new terminal. According to a press release, the airport's expansion will boost the local economy.

“Top-notch service is a vital component to the Columbia Regional Airport’s master plan and this funding will help make mid-Missouri a destination location for business development and personal travel,” Hartzler said.

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