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2:20 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Four Arkansas Airports Chosen For Federal Funding To Cover Upgrades

Bill and Hillary Clinton Airport Sign
Little Rock's Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport is one of the four being awarded money for upgrades.
Credit Jason Burt / Arkansas Business

Four Arkansas airports will share in more than $3.1 million in funding being awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration for facility upgrades and expansion projects.

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman and Reps. Tim Griffin and Steve Womack announced the funding on Friday.

The Bill and Hillary Clinton National/Adams Field Airport in Little Rock will receive $1.97 million to buy land for airport development; Springdale Municipal Airport will receive $678,060 to build an access road; Texarkana Regional-Webb Field will receive $391,211 to rehabilitate a runway; and Clinton Municipal Airport will get $150,694 to install new taxiway lighting.