FAA to Award Infrastructure and Safety Funds to 26 Mississippi Airports Including Carthage and Louisville

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award more than $627.7 million in infrastructure and safety projects through the FY2021 Airport Improvement Program (AIP). $24.3 million will go to support 26 Mississippi airports. Included are two airports in our region. The Louisville/Winston County Airport will receive $288,828 to install weather reporting equipment and the Carthage/Leake Airport will receive $482,883 to rehabilitate the apron, runway, and taxiway.