By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
Monday, May 22, 2017, US Senator Richard Shelby (R) today reported that the Mobile Airport Authority has been awarded a $2.2 million federal Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant awarded by the US Department of Transportation (DOT). The funding will service facilities at the Mobile Regional Airport.
“Airport infrastructure directly impacts safety and efficiency, as well as economic competitiveness in communities,” said Shelby, a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. “Mobile’s airport will see long-term benefits from this grant funding, which will improve aviation services that are important to businesses and residents of South Alabama.”