Tag Archive: Federal Aviation Administration

Mar 17 2011

Longview airport to receive extra funds

U.S. Senator John Cornyn of Texas has announced Longview’s East Texas Regional Airport will be receiving a federal grant of $461,555 to finance upgrading airport facilities. The grant is being provided by the Federal Aviation Administration, which is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. “These funds will be used to address needed maintenance and …

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Mar 10 2011

Pounds Field getting busier

While many American airports are seeing a decrease in business Tyler’s Pounds Field is staying busy. After a recession-caused decline in incoming and outgoing flights lasting several years the airport is rebounding. In 2008 and 2009 Tyler had a 3.06% increase in activity while Abilene Regional Airport dropped 7.42%, Dallas Love Field lost 8.61% and …

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