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Johnson Announces $2.2 Million Federal Grant for Natchitoches Airport

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the City of Natchitoches will receive $2,222,222 to make structural improvements to the Natchitoches Regional Airport.

“This grant from the Federal Aviation Administration will allow the City of Natchitoches to reconstruct 4,000 feet of existing runway pavement,” Johnson said. “I’m grateful for this investment, which will ensure the continued safety of airport passengers and allow city officials to make proactive improvements to runway infrastructure.”

Background: This grant provides funds for the reconstruction of 4,000 feet of existing runway pavement that has reached the end of its use. The grant funds the final phase of this rehabilitation project.