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Congressman Bennie Thompson Announces $31,000 Awarded to Airports Located in the MS Second Congressional District

May 8, 2020
Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                                                            Contact: Stephanie Booker

May 8, 2020                                                                                                                               601-866-9003

 

Congressman Bennie Thompson Announces $31,000 Awarded to Airports Located in the MS Second Congressional District

Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration has awarded grant funds to the following:

 

RECIPIENT/AIRPORT

AMOUNT

CONTACT

City(s) of Ruleville and Drew/

Ruleville-Drew Airport

$1,000

Mr. Sterling Luna, President, North Sunflower County Airport

(601) 756-4867

County of Hinds/ John Bell Williams Airport

$30,000

Ms. Michelle Jackson, Airport Manager

(601) 857-3884

 

These grants are being funded as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) of 2020. These grants provide economic relief funds for any purpose for which airport revenue may be lawfully used.