ECP Airport Accepts FAA Grant for Airport Improvements

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Changes could be in the works for Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration offered the airport a grant on August 16th for improvement projects. 

At an airport meeting Wednesday morning, the board officially accepted the grand and discussed projects that the money could be used for. The grant will go to various airport improvement projects including the passenger loading bridge. 

"Everything from mitigation to our land South of the airport, the exit lane...automated exit lane project as well as some security enhancements and a variety of other projects," said Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport Executive Director Parker McClellan. 

Now that the grant is officially accepted by the board, McClellan said he hopes to move forward with those projects beginning next year. 

 


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