18 airports to get federal, state grants

18 airports to get federal, state grants


NASHVILLE (AP) - Tennessee's Department of Transportation says 18 airports will get $14.2 million in federal and state grants.

The grants are made available through the department's Aeronautics Division, which administers funding to help in the location, design, construction and maintenance of Tennessee's public aviation system.

Airports receiving grants include the Tennessee Wing of the Civil Air Patrol in Alcoa, Tri-Cities Regional Airport in Blountville, Lovell Field in Chattanooga, Mark Anton Airport in Dayton, Dickson Municipal Airport, Elizabethton Municipal Airport and Greeneville-Greene County Municipal Airport.

Also receiving grants are McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport in Jackson, Brown Field in Jasper, Downtown Island Airport and McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Lawrenceburg-Lawrence County Airport, Moore-Murrell Field in Morristown, Nashville International Airport, John C. Tune Airport in Nashville, Abernathy Field in Pulaski, Smyrna Airport and Tullahoma Regional Airport.

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