Jun 11 2008

Shelby Announces $1.4 Million for Auburn-Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation will release $1,417,507 to the Auburn-Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport for the construction of an apron.

“This important grant will allow the Auburn-Opelika Airport to construct a new apron,” said Shelby. “Investing in the Auburn-Opelika Airport infrastructure is essential to attracting new businesses and industry to the area.”