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New Braunfels airport to get TxDOT aviation grant
Approximately $2.5 million for New Braunfels Municipal Airport has been approved by the Texas Transportation Commission during its April meeting.
The funds will be used for planned airport improvements, including land acquisition reimbursement. A project consultant will be selected this summer, and project costs will be funded through the city of New Braunfels and TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program, which preserves and improves the state’s general aviation system.
This year, TxDOT expects to provide approximately $60 million in funding for planning, constructing, and maintaining community airports. Approximately 275 community airports in Texas are eligible for funding.
Arrivals and departures from community airports account for more than 3 million flight hours per year and provide aircraft facilities for agricultural, medical, business, and commuter use.
For more information, call 512-416-4520.
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