FAA funds nearly $1.2 million in Iowa airport work

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin is announcing nearly $1.2 million in funding for projects at six Iowa airports.

The money from the Federal Aviation Administration will fund projects at airports in Belle Plain, Forest City, Osceola, Oskaloosa, Spencer and West Union.

The largest amount will go to the Spencer Municipal Airport, where $342,000 will be spent on renovating the runway lighting system.

At the Osceola Municipal Airport, $270,630 will go toward building a new hanger.

The Oskaloosa Municipal Airport will spend $213,300 on eliminating water ponding at the airfield.

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