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FAA announces infrastructure funding for Sulphur, Eunice airports

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Posted at 3:43 PM, May 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-13 17:28:47-04

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Aviation Administration announced Thursday that the Eunice Airport and Southland Field in Sulphur will receive more than $1.6 million for infrastructure improvements.

According to the FAA, the Eunice Airport will receive $570,000 to fill joints and perform sealing work on 5,000 feet of the existing runway surface.

The Southland Field Airport will receive $1,089,200 to expand the airport apron to 9,000 square yards.

Several other airports across Louisiana will also be receiving funds:

  • Bastrop - Morehouse Memorial BQP Rehabilitate Runway, Rehabilitate Taxiway $94,500
  • Covington - St Tammany Regional L31 Rehabilitate Runway $166,666
  • Jonesboro - Jonesboro F88 Rehabilitate Apron $111,111
  • Mansfield C E 'Rusty' Williams 3F3 Rehabilitate Apron $550,000
  • Many - Hart 3R4 Rehabilitate Runway $714,883
  • Natchitoches - Natchitoches Regional IER Reconstruct Taxiway $1,144,444
  • Shreveport - Shreveport Regional SHV Rehabilitate Taxiway $4,440,007
  • Springhill - Springhill SPH Construct/Modify/Improve/Rehabilitate Hangar $500,000
  • Sulphur - Southland Field UXL Expand Apron $1,089,200
  • Vidalia - Concordia Parish 0R4 Rehabilitate Apron $50,000

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