Grant & Loan Awards: Candler County


Candler County

AIRGeorgia Fund: $2,222,600

Awarded: 01/30/2007

Applicant: Metter-Candler County Airport Authority

AIRGeorgia funds to extend the existing runway at Metter Municipal Airport from 3,610 feet to 5,000 feet to enable the airport to accommodate larger twin-type aircraft and other medium sized aircraft. Other improvements include the installation of new lighting and perimeter fencing. This extension is necessary in order to better utilize the airport as an economic resource for the area and to spur economic growth by being able to serve large industries and small businesses, which will lead to future capital investment and job growth.

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $3,272,130

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