May 08 2003

South Carolina Airports Receive Nearly $1.6 Million in Federal Assistance

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced several South Carolina airports will receive grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
  • The Greenville Downtown Airport will receive $805,171 to fund the second phase of installing an approach lighting system and to rehabilitate the taxiway.
  • The Donaldson Center in Greenville will receive $143,980 to rehabilitate the taxiway.
  • The Pickens County Airport will receive $154,827 to rehabilitate a runway and a taxiway.
  • The Summerville Airport will receive $490,000 to update the Airport Master Plan Study, rehabilitate the apron, and install perimeter fencing to enhance wildlife deterrence and airport security. “Airport infrastructure improvements directly benefit South Carolina’s economy,” said Graham. “State of the art facilities at our airports encourage business investment and promote economic growth.”