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Written by Joe Hand   
Tuesday, 05 June 2012 13:11

Loebsack Announces More Than $233,000 for Davenport Airport Improvements

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack today announced that the Davenport Municipal Airport will receive a total of $233,500 to make improvements to the runway.  These funds come from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) grant program.

“Access to local airports allow our communities to grow, as well as fuel additional economic development in the region,” said Loebsack.  “I am pleased that the Davenport Municipal Airport is receiving this grant which will help fund much needed runway improvements and allow the airport to continue functioning safely and effectively.”

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Loebsack Announces Nearly $180,000 for Muscatine Airport Improvements

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Dave Loebsack today announced that the Muscatine Municipal Airport will receive a total of $179,488 to make improvements to the taxiway and runway.  These funds come from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) grant program.

“Access to local airports allow our communities to grow, as well as fuel additional economic development in the region,” said Loebsack.  “I am pleased that the Muscatine Municipal Airport is receiving this grant which will help fund much needed runway and taxiway improvements and allow the airport to continue functioning safely and effectively.”

Specifically, the airport will receive:

$129,088 to rehabilitate the existing taxiway pavement that has reached the end of its useful life

$50,400 to remove obstructions in the runway approach

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