Dubois County Airport Authority receives $5 million grant


WASHINGTON D.C. (WEHT) – Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.) announced on Wednesday that the Dubois County Airport Authority will be receiving a $5.97 million grant.

The grant was received from the Department of Transportation for the Huntingburg Regional Airport’s runway extension project.

“Regional airports like Huntingburg Regional Airport in Dubois County, Indiana connect Hoosiers to cities all across the Midwest and help drive the local economy. This grant will help extend the runway at Huntingburg Regional Airport, which will help foster additional economic growth opportunities for the city, the airport, and surrounding areas. It is important that we continue to invest in our national infrastructure to ensure it meets the demands of the 21st century.”

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This story was originally published on September 18, 2019

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