Yeager Airport Has Grant Money Coming

Airports in Kanawha, Randolph and Wayne counties are getting a total of $8.9 million in federal funding for improvements. Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin and Rep. Nick Rahall announced the Federal Aviation Administration grants this week and said the bulk of the money, $7.6 million, will go to Yeager Airport in Charleston for runway improvements. Yeager also is getting $200,000 and Huntington's airport is receiving $250,000 to help implement sustainability plans.