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Alliance Airport awarded grant for runway lighting

Posted July 31, 2019

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The first of its kind, Alliance Airport is a partnership between Hillwood, the City of Fort Worth and the FAA.

Fort Worth Alliance Airport has been awarded a $758,516 federal grant to rehabilitate 700 feet of the original runway lighting system to enhance safety. The funding comes through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program.

“Texas’ population grows with each passing day, and as more people travel in and out of our state, it’s important our infrastructure is able to meet the demand without interfering with Texans’ quality of life,” U.S. Sen. John Cornyn said.

This is in addition to the $8 million federal grant awarded to Fort Worth Alliance Airport to install noise mitigation measures for nearby residences and the $5.5 million federal grant awarded to extend its taxiway earlier this month.

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