WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) announced airports in 16 parishes will receive $9,843,973 in federal funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for taxiway construction, pavement rehabilitation, hangar construction, and more. Airports in Shreveport, Morehouse, Concordia, Acadia, Avoyelles, Jefferson Davis, Jackson, Sabine, Natchitoches, Calcasieu, Webster, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Vermilion, Caddo, and De Soto Parishes will benefit directly from these grants.
“Louisiana’s infrastructure is in need of repair — especially our airports,” said Dr. Cassidy. “These projects rebuild and improve regional airports across Louisiana to better serve rural communities.”
$111,111.00 – Town of Jonesboro – This project rehabilitates 6,300 square yards of the existing apron to maintain the structural integrity of the Pavement, at Jonesboro Airport.