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Federal Money Headed to Ala. Airports

By Associated Press

Huntsville, AL – Airports in Huntsville and Montgomery will receive the largest shares of $6.2 million in federal grants awarded to 14 regional airports in Alabama for improvements.

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby announced the Federal Aviation Administration grants in a statement Saturday.

Huntsville International will receive about $2.6 million to expand its terminal building, improve an access road, and rehabilitate its apron. Montgomery Regional Airport will receive about $1.6 million for runway work.

Other grants went to airports in Abbeville, $275,000; Camden, $288,075; Selma, $84,157; Dauphin Island, $326,307; Hartselle, $101,307; Headland, $255,541; Fort Payne, $163,865; Oneonta, $132,080; Scottsboro, $125,247; Andalusia, $110,070; Talladega, $101,307; and Jasper, $76,101.

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