Jul 27 2005

SHELBY ANNOUNCES OVER $2.5 MILLION FOR MOBILE AIRPORT AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, D. C. — U.S. Senator Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala) announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation will be releasing $2,592,496 to the Mobile Airport Authority. These funds will be used to rehabilitate runways at the Mobile Airport.

Senator Shelby said, “I am pleased to announce over $2.5 million for the Mobile Airport Authority. It is important we continue to make improvements to our airports to ensure the safety of pilots and passengers. The Mobile Airport will be able to use these funds to make necessary improvements to their runaways.”

- 30 -