(NASHVILLE, TN), July 31, 2012 — State Senator Ken Yager (R-Harriman) said today he has been informed by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) that the Jacksboro / Campbell County Airport will receive a $82,175 federal / state grant.
The grant is available through TDOT’s Division of Aeronautics and requires a 5 percent local match of $4,325 for a total of $86,500 slated for improvements.
“This airport is important to many citizens and to welcome economic development,” said Senator Yager. “I’m very pleased that these funds will enable us to make improvements. I congratulate our local officials for their work in securing this grant.”