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Local airport awarded $421,440 in funding

Local airport awarded $421,440 in funding

The Messenger 06.21.12

NASHVILLE — Everett-Stewart Regional Airport near Union City is among nine Tennessee airports awarded federal and state aeronautics grants totaling over $8.7 million.
The grants were announced Wednesday by the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
The grant received by Everett-Stewart Regional Airport will be used for a project to replace and repair airfield electrical components. The $421,440 total includes $379,296 in state funds and $42,144 in local funds.
The other eight airports receiving grants — which total $8,702,473 — include Benton County Airport, McGhee Tyson in Knox County, Cleveland Regional Jetport in Bradley County, Memphis International Airport in Shelby County, Nashville International Airport, Johnson County Airport, Tri-Cities Regional Airport in Sullivan County and Lebanon Municipal Airport in Wilson County.

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