Tullahoma Airport Authority Well Prepared

(L to R): TAA Chairman Sam Crimm, Commissioner Randy Boyd, TAA Member Col. Jim Apple at the Clayton-American City Bank Terminal at the Tullahoma Municipal Airport

(L to R): TAA Chairman Sam Crimm, Commissioner Randy Boyd, TAA Member Col. Jim Apple at the Clayton-American City Bank Terminal at the Tullahoma Municipal Airport

Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd made a brief site visit to the Tullahoma Municipal Airport last week to discuss with airport officials and economic and community development staff the impact of recent legislation affecting Tennessee’s airports and their capital improvement programs.
Airport Authority Chairman Sam Crimm and Authority member Jim Apple briefed the commissioner on the progress that had been made at the Tullahoma airport in the area of economic development and Apple stressed the importance of maintaining a strong facility improvement program for Tennessee’s general aviation airports. Tullahoma Area Economic Development Corporation (TAEDC), Executive Director Thom Robinson gave an overview of aviation and aerospace projects and facilities in Tullahoma.
“We have one of the top 5 general-aviation airports in the state,” said Airport Authority Chairman, Sam Crimm. “It’s a facility we are extremely proud of, and gives the city an edge in recruiting businesses.”
Commissioner Boyd noted the many improvements that had been made in Tullahoma and stated that the Tullahoma Airport Authority was very well prepared.