Congresswoman Johnson Congratulates Dallas Executive Airport, Recipient of a Grant in Excess of $6.5M
WASHINGTON, DC – (Thursday, July 30th, 2015) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced that Dallas Executive Airport was awarded $6.57 million in grant funds by the City of Dallas and TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant. The award was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission.
The funds granted will be used for the second phase of runway reconstruction and electrical improvements at the Dallas Executive Airport.
“The announcement of this award is great news for the Dallas Executive Airport and its patrons,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “Many Texans rely on air-based transportation. For this reason, it is imperative that our federal and state governments work to ensure that these facilities meet the rigorous standards of the state’s general aviation system. I am pleased that among those considered, Dallas Executive Airport was a recipient.”
Congresswoman Johnson is the senior member from the state of Texas on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and serves on the Aviation Subcommittee.
U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson is the ranking member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the highest-ranking Texan on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. She represents the 30th Congressional District of Texas, which includes Downtown Dallas, Fair Park, Kessler Park, Old East Dallas, Pleasant Grove, South Dallas & South Oak Cliff; all of Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville, Hutchins, Lancaster & Wilmer and parts of Ferris, Glenn Heights, South Grand Prairie, Oak Lawn, Ovilla, Uptown/Victory Park and West Dallas.