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Texas Transportation Commission approves funding for McGregor Executive Airport

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Posted at 8:49 AM, May 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-04 09:49:14-04

MCGREGOR, TX — Approximately $1.31 million for McGregor Executive Airport was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission during its April meeting.

The funds will be used for planned airport improvements, which includes: Design and construct pavement improvements.

A consultant was previously selected and work will begin this Spring.

Project costs will be funded through the city of McGregor and TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program, which preserves and improves the state’s general aviation system.

This year, TxDOT expects to provide approximately $60 million in funding for planning, constructing and maintaining community airports.

Approximately 275 community airports in Texas are eligible for funding.

Arrivals and departures from community airports account for more than three million flight hours per year and provide aircraft facilities for agricultural, medical, business and commuter use.