Corinth gets airport grant from FAA

By The Associated Press

CORINTH — Local officials have accepted a grant to improve runway lighting at the Corinth-Alcorn County Airport.

The Daily Corinthian reports that the city and county will contribute $6,177 each to match the $222,369 from the Federal Aviation Administration.

The project includes upgrade of airfield lighting controls, replacement of the Precision Approach Path Indicator and an update of the airport master plan.

The grant includes $63,000 for planning with the remainder going to airport development.

In July, the boards agreed to match an Airport Multi-Modal Grant that will provide for the enclosing of T-hangars to protect aircraft from the elements.