Aviation Board Awards $7.1 Million
Twenty projects at 11 Virginia airports will share more than $7.1 million that was allocated by the Virginia Aviation Board at its quarterly meeting yesterday, which was held in the Virginia Department of Aviation’s hangar in Richmond.
The hangar was used to ensure social distancing, and the meeting was offered in a virtual format for anyone who could not attend in person.
Southwest Virginia ($855,309.04)
- Virginia Highlands Airport will receive $490,196 for taxilane and roadway pavement rehabilitation and $342,831.04 for land acquisition associated with a runway extension.
- Tazewell County Airport will receive $16,000 for the construction of a maintenance equipment building.
- Mountain Empire Airport will receive $6,282 for security camera replacement.
Northern Virginia ($1,275,159)
- Winchester Regional Airport will receive $888,000 for construction associated with terminal area site preparation.
- Stafford Regional Airport will receive $261,000 to support construction of a T-hangar and $10,880 to update its stormwater pollution prevention plan.
- Leesburg Executive Airport will receive $81,900 for construction of a maintenance equipment building and $33,379 for resurfacing the terminal entrance road.
Central Virginia ($4,222,083)
- Hanover County Municipal Airport will receive $1,977,101 for construction of a terminal building, $161,400 for terminal building site preparations and $31,200 for land acquisition services.
- Richmond International Airport will receive $1,565,519.20 to widen service roads and $475,732.80 for obstruction removal.
- New Kent County Airport will receive $11,390 to replace the terminal fuel dispenser.
Hampton Roads ($754,660)
- Chesapeake Regional Airport will receive $584,000 to rehabilitate T-hangar taxilanes, $96,800 for phase 2 design work on taxilanes and $46,680 for environmental work associated with a maintenance equipment storage building.
- Hampton Roads Executive Airport will receive $17,180 for work associated with hangar site preparation and $10,000 for wetland mitigation credits associated with its aircraft wash rack.