Nearly $600K in Federal Funds Geared for Improvements at Jackson, Ohio Airport

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

JACKSON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- More than half a million dollars in federal funds has been awarded to the James A. Rhodes Airport in Jackson to build a terminal and make repairs to the apron.

That information comes from the office of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio.

The $579,733 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will be used to repair about 26,250 square yards of apron pavement, as well as build a terminal.

“This is great news for Jackson County,” Brown said in a prepared news release. “These improvements will enhance the safety and capacity of James A. Rhodes Airport. These federal dollars will go a long way in sustaining travel in and out of the airport for area residents and businesses.”

James A. Rhodes Airport is managed by the Jackson County Airport Authority.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 645 Fifth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 304-697-4780 WSAZ Charleston 111 Columbia Avenue Charleston, WV 25302 304-344-3521
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 271469111 - wsaz.com/a?a=271469111