Thursday, May 3, 2012

Airport gets improvements grant

KILN, Miss. -- Stennis International Airport, just outside NASA's Stennis Space Center, is receiving a federal grant of $855,000 for several improvement projects associated with a new terminal. The projects include construction of a new aircraft parking apron, rehabilitation of part of another apron and repainting taxiway markings. Some of the funds also will be used to improve a runway safety area, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. (Sources: Sun Herald, 05/02/12, FAA, 05/03/12)