Gulfport-Biloxi & Tunica Airports Get Funding

Airports in Gulfport and Tunica County have received federal grants for various improvements. The funds come from the U-S Department of Transportation.

Congressman Gene Taylor says the Gulfport-Biloxi Regional Airport will use about $3.6 million to acquire land needed for runway approaches and provide for expansion of the existing terminal building.

Congressman Bennie Thompson says the Tunica County airport received $4 million to construct a runway and install security fencing and weather reporting equipment.