3 Kentucky airports getting federal funding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Three Kentucky airports are sharing more than $1 million in federal grants.

The grants will go to the Fleming-Mason Airport in Flemingsburg, the Marion-Crittenden County Airport and Frankfort's Capitol City Airport.

The money was awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration, and it will cover a large percentage of the project costs.

The Flemingsburg airport is receiving $518,576 for property acquisition near a runway. The Marion-Crittenden County Airport will get about $500,000 for construction of a 10-unit hangar and Frankfort's airport is getting $100,000 to conduct a wildlife hazard assessment.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Department of Aviation is also kicking in funding to cover portions of the projects.

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