At least five airports around the state on Wednesday received a combined $1.8 million from the Department of Transportation to support facility upgrades and expansions, members of the state’s congressional delegation said.
Sens. John Boozman, R-Ark. and Tom Cotton, R-Ark., along with Reps. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro and Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, said the grants went to airports in Desha, Franklin, Johnson, Lee and Mississippi counties.
The airports receiving funding are as follows: