Tullahoma Airport Gets Grant Money

Overhead view of Tullahoma Airport

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) announced yesterday (Dec. 6, 2012) that federal and state aeronautics grants totaling $12.2 million have been approved for 13 Tennessee airports. The grants are made available through the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Aeronautics Division. The Division administers federal and state funding to assist in the location, design, construction and maintenance of Tennessee’s diverse public aviation system. In Coffee County the Tullahoma Airport received a grant for Drainage System Repairs. State= $90,250. Local =$4,750 Total=$95,000. Also the Tullahoma Airport got a grant for the NW Taxiway Rehabilitation – Phase II. State= $760,000 Local=$40,000 Total=$800,000.