WASHINGTON - Tyler Pounds Regional Airport will receive a federal grant worth $5,920,000 for airport improvements, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced Friday. The funding comes through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
"These funds will be used to address needed maintenance and safety improvements at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport," Sen. Cornyn said. "In addition, quality transportation services are important for boosting local economic growth. I commend the area leaders who worked to secure this funding."