FAA gives Columbia Airport $8.2M grant for improvements

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Columbia Metropolitan Airport received an $8.2 million Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant for taxiway improvements, according to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

"This funding will help improve Columbia Metropolitan Airport's infrastructure and will keep aircraft moving safely and efficiently through South Carolina," Secretary LaHood said. "Making important investments in our aviation system promotes safety and economic growth in communities across the country."