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The Springfield Airport will receive a $3.7 million-dollar discretionary grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to help reconstruct a taxiway and make repairs to a runway.

Taxiways are paths for airplanes at an airport. They connect runways to terminals and other airport facilities. A runway is the paved surface that airplanes use to takeoff and land.

“We appreciate the strong support and leadership from our congressional delegation in securing these...



2019 was the busiest year in the Springfield airport’s history with 1,187,068 total passengers. That’s an increase of 111,643 passengers (or 10.4% growth) over the previous record year in 2018, and 62% growth since 2011.

“We really appreciate the community supporting our hometown airport and this unprecedented growth reflects the strong local economy,” says airport director, Brian Weiler. “These numbers also help us build a case with airlines for future air service...