$3.5 million slated for Jonesboro runway project

Jonesboro Municipal Airport
Jonesboro Municipal Airport(KAIT-TV)
Published: Oct. 6, 2021 at 10:51 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The Jonesboro Municipal Airport is receiving over $3.5 million to do infrastructure work at the facility.

According to content partner Talk Business & Politics, the airport received a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to strengthen the runway at the airport.

Officials said the airport was the only facility in Arkansas to receive a part of the nearly $480 million in FAA airport infrastructure grants, Talk Business & Politics reported.

Overall, officials noted 123 airports around the country received the funding.

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