Airport to receive $90K in federal grant money
By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette
The Union County Airport is set to receive federal money that will go toward a hangar expansion project on the grounds.
A press release from Sen. Sherrod Brown’s office said Tuesday that the airport will receive $90,209 from the Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program.
The AIP airport grant program gives money to airport infrastructure for projects such as runways, taxiways, airport signage, airport lighting, and airport markings.
“It’s good to hear this come though,” said airport board president Philip LaPonte. ”It’s part of our ongoing project to build 15 more T-hanga…