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Texas Department of Transportation
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
State approves funding for Brazoria County Airport
Who, What, When, Where
Approximately $7.8 million for Brazoria County Airport was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission at its June meeting.
The funds will be used for planned airport improvements, which includes: Pavement improvements
A contract for the project is expected to be awarded this fall.
Project costs will be funded through TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program, which preserves and improves the state’s general aviation system, and Brazoria County.
This year, TxDOT expects to provide approximately $60 million in funding for planning, constructing and maintaining community airports.
Approximately 275 community airports in Texas are eligible for funding.
Arrivals and departures from community airports account for more than three million flight hours per year and provide aircraft facilities for agricultural, medical, business and commuter use.
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