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Congressman Bennie Thompson Announces U. S. Department of Transportation Awards to MS Second District

March 24, 2021
Press Release

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:





Jackson Municipal Airport Authority and City of Jackson


Mr. Paul Brown, Chief Executive Officer (601) 664-3500

Copiah County Airport


Mr. Ronnie Barlow, Copiah County Administrator

(601) 894-1858

John Bell Williams-Hinds Community College


Ms. Michelle Jackson, Airport Manager

(601) 857-3884


These grants are being funded as part of the Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act of 2020. The grant provides economic relief funds for costs related to operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization, janitorial services, debt service payments, and combating the spread of pathogens at the airport.