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Texas Department of Transportation
News Release
Tuesday, December 20, 2011

State approves funding for Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport

Who, What, When, Where 

·                     Approximately $28,000 for Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission at its December meeting. 

·                     The funds will be used for planned airport improvements, which includes: Wildlife assessment 

·                     Consultant will be selected this winter

·                     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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