Aug 26 2003

SHELBY ANNOUNCES $1.85 MILLION FOR SHELBY COUNTY AIRPORT

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Transportation Subcommittee, announced today Shelby County Airport will receive a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration for $1.85 million.

The funding will assist the Shelby County Airport in their efforts to make improvements and extend their runway.

Sen. Shelby said, “I’m pleased to announce these funds for Shelby County Airport. It is an important priority for me that Alabama’s airports are given the needed resources so they may remain safe and convenient for the passengers and pilots who use them.”