Centerville Municipal Airport to receive federal grant

Rep. Loebsack visited the Centerville Municipal airport in September of 2013.

Congressman Dave Loebsack has announced that the Centerville Municipal Airport will receive a $158,400 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportationâ??s Federal Aviation Administration grant program.

The funding will be used for the installation of a wildlife perimeter fence that will protect recently acquired property from unauthorized and inadvertent entry and wildlife hazards.

â??Our local airports play a critical role in allowing our communities tot grow, as well as fuel additional economic development in the region,â?? said Loebsack. â??I am pleased that the Centerville Municipal Airport is receiving this competitive grant, which will allow the airport to continue functioning safely and effectively.â??

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Congressman Loebsack visits Centerville Municipal Airport