Fort Smith airport to receive $4.9 million grant

FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - Three members of the Arkansas congressional delegation say the Fort Smith Regional Airport will receive a $4.9 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration.

U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Mark Pryor and Rep. Steve Womack announced the grant Monday.

The three say the money will be used to shift a taxiway and to complete the final stage of airport construction.

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