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Barkley Airport Gets $1 Million Grant For Terminal
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH - The US Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced Tuesday the Paducah Barkley Regional Airport will receive over a million dollars in grants. 

Paducah Barkley Regional Airport will receive $1,052,631 to construct an apron and a terminal building, improve airport drainage and erosion control. The grants will also be used for marking, lighting and removing obstructions as well as rehabilitating runway lighting. 

Chao announced that nearly $800 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants will be awarded through the Federal Aviation Administration to 46 states and territories.

"This nearly $800 million federal investment in airport infrastructure will strengthen safety, improve travel, generate jobs and provide many economic benefits for local communities," Chao said. 

Published 12:23 PM, Tuesday Jun. 30, 2020
Updated 09:40 PM, Tuesday Jun. 30, 2020

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