FAA to award nearly $11 million in infrastructure grants to SC airports, including 2 in News13 area

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COLUMBIA, SC (WBTW) – The Federal Aviation Administration will award nearly $11 million in infrastructure grants to airports in South Carolina, including two airports in the News13 area, a press release from the FAA said.

The Grand Strand Airport in North Myrtle Beach will receive $3.5 million for work on a taxiway, according to the release. The Marlboro County Jetport in Bennettsville will receive about $347,900 for work on an airport apron.

Other airports across the state that will receive the grants include:

  • Aiken Regional Airport
  • Barnwell Regional Airport
  • Columbia Metropolitan Airport
  • Jim Hamilton L.B. Owen Airport in Columbia
  • Greenville Downtown Airport
  • Greenwood County Airport
  • Rock Hill – York County Airport in Rock Hill
  • Oconee County Regional Aiport in Seneca

A total of 276 grants will be awarded to 264 airports in 44 states, D.C., and the Pacific Islands.

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