State of Texas approves funding for Sweetwater’s Avenger Field

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SWEETWATER, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The Texas Transportation Commission approved a large sum of funding to Sweetwater’s Avenger Field during its August meeting, according to a Texas Department of Transportation press release. 

Approximately $602,000 was approved, and will be used for airport and fencing improvements, according to the release. 

Cost of the project funded through the city of Sweetwater and TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program.

Avenger field was one of 275 community airports that were eligible for funding, according to the release. Approximately $60 million in funding for planning, constructing and maintaining community airports is set to be provided. 

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