Jul 30 2007

Graham Announces $1.9 Million for Columbia Airport

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced Richland County will receive a $1,939,882 grant for airport improvements at Columbia Owens Downtown Airport.

“South Carolina’s airports are a vital part of our state’s transportation infrastructure and play an integral role in our economy,” said Graham.  “These improvements will help recruit future investment and economic development.”

The funds will be used to rehabilitate a runway and to design an apron/taxiway rehabilitation project.

The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.