Wes Hickman (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
- U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint today announced more than $1.7 million in grants to five airports in South Carolina.
Clarendon County will receive a $60,000 grant to identify future airport needs and update the airport layout plan.
Greenville County and the City of Greenville will receive a $42,989 grant to identify future airport needs and update the airport layout plan.
Jasper County will receive a $169,100 grant to design the rehabilitation of a runway and conduct an environmental assessment.
The City of Spartanburg will receive a $611,000 grant to install perimeter fencing and remove approach obstructions.
Williamsburg County will receive an $868,300 grant for taxiway construction.
The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.