Gulfport-Biloxi International to receive $2.4 million for improvements

U.S. Sec. of Transportation Elaine Chao has announced that the Dept. of Transportation will award $7.7 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants to a dozen airports in Mississippi. Gulfport-Biloxi Intl. Airport will receive $2.5 million to fund airport drainage improvements, taxiway rehabilitation, equipment acquisition and terminal building renovation.

Miss. airports receiving support in Airport Improvement Program

The Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport will be receiving over $660,000 in federal funding after being announced with other airports in the state as a part of the Airport Improvement Program. The grant will fund renovations to the terminal and fund installation of a Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI).