Jul 26 2001

SHELBY ANNOUNCES AIRPORT FUNDING FOR HUNTSVILLE

U.S. Senator Richard C. Shelby (R-AL) today announced $7.185 million in funding for the Huntsville International Airport.

The Huntsville International Airport has been awarded two Federal Aviation Administration grants totaling $7.185 million for improvements to the airport. The grants will allow the airport to extend several of its runways.

"I am pleased to announce these new funds for the Huntsville International Airport," said Shelby. "The continued improvement and expansion of the airport remain important priorities for me. It is an honor to provide necessary funding for projects that will ensure and enhance public safety."