four airports will join the following 11 airports in splitting the funds:
- Gray Army Airfield in Killeen,
- Griffiss Airpark in Rome,
- Kalaeloa in Oahu,
- K I Sawyer in Marquette,
in Riverside, California
- Mather in Sacramento,
Municipal in Memphis
- Okaloosa/Eglin Air Force Base
- Tipton in Odenton,
funding will be provided through the DOT’s military airport program, which turns
former military airports over to commercial use to meet growing demand for air
will be provided to these 15 airports over three years; $34 million is being
invested for the first year.
airports are proof-positive that there is life after base closings,” says Mineta.
four airports announced today will use the funds for a variety of projects,
including new passenger facilities, hangars and airfield improvements.