Southern IL airport receives $1M for improvements - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Southern IL airport receives $1M for improvements

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WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -

The Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois received more than $1 million in grant money for improvements.

U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin made the announcement on Monday, October 2. The $1,287,462 comes from a U.S. Department of Transportation's Airport Improvement Program, which provides grants to public agencies, private owners and entities for the planning and development of public-use airports that are included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems.

Veterans Airport is located in Marion, Ill. and the Williamson County Airport Authority will receive the funding.

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