Grant & Loan Awards: Jenkins County


Jenkins County

AIRGeorgia Fund: $1,174,020

Awarded: 06/14/2011

Applicant: Jenkins County/Runway Extension

AIRGeorgia funds to assist with improvements to the Millen-Jenkins County Airport including the extension of its runway from 4,000 feet to 5,000 feet and the construction of a parallel taxiway. The Airport is located in Jenkins County, 38 miles south of Augusta in the eastern portion of the state adjacent to Magnolia Springs State Park on US Hwy 25. It accommodates general aviation related activities, including recreational flying and agricultural spraying. GA Flight Source, LLC plans to establish a fixed based operation (FBO) at the airport providing full scale aircraft maintenance, annual inspections, paint and interior refurbishing. In addition GA Flight Source, LLC has purchased a facility on Hwy 25 near the airport with plans to establish a training facility to provide pilot certification and aircraft maintenance certification.

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $1,971,070

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