Feb 11 2005

SHELBY ANNOUNCES $450,000 FOR BAY MINETTE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

WASHINGTON, D. C.--- U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today that the City of Bay Minette will receive $450,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration for improvements at the Bay Minette Municipal Airport.

Senator Shelby said, “I am pleased to make this announcement for the Bay Minette Municipal Airport. These funds will be used for installation of a fueling system to serve piston aid turbine-powered aircraft. The funds will also assist with the first phase of hangar development on the airport. I was pleased to play a role in securing these funds so the airport may continue work on its improvement efforts.”

This funding, which was secured in the federal appropriations process, will be administered through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP).

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