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Boozman, Cotton, & Westerman Announce DoT Grant for Hot Springs Airport

September 6, 2017
Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Boozman, Tom Cotton, and Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) announced a Department of Transportation grant Wednesday (September 6) for Memorial Field in Hot Springs. The $790,500 grant will pay for an expansion of the airport’s apron area.

“Infrastructure improvements are vital to the economic development of Arkansas.  This investment will help the Hot Springs airport improve its facility and continue to meet the transportation needs of the region,” Boozman said.

“I want to congratulate Memorial Field in Hot Springs on receiving this grant. I know these funds will go a long way toward ensuring travelers have a great experience at Memorial Field,” Cotton said.

 “Memorial Field is an economic generator in Garland County. This grant will further support and expand the airport’s mission, creating opportunity for additional air service in the Ouachitas,” Westerman said.