FAA giving $9.4M to Louisiana regional airports

Sep 12, 2012

The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving $9.4 million for repairs and other work to improve the safety at 10 regional airports around Louisiana.

Congressman Charles Boustany Jr. says the Lafayette Regional Airport Commission is getting $5.8 million to improve runway safety.

Sen. Mary Landrieu says another $1.2 million will pay to repair the runway at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans.

She says other Federal Aviation Administration grants are for improvements and repairs to airports at Jonesville, False River, Thibodaux, Monroe, Bastrop, Farmerville, Ruston and Winnsboro.