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Funding Approved For Mt Pleasant Airport

The state approves funding for Mount Pleasant Regional Airport.

The Texas Transportation Commission approved approximately $1.30 million for Mount Pleasant Regional Airport at its April meeting. 

  • The funds will go for planned airport improvements, which includes:

Pavement improvements

  • Construction will begin this Spring 
  • The city of Mount Pleasant and TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program fund the project costs, which preserves and improves the state’s general aviation system.


  • This year, TxDOT expects to provide approximately $60 million in funding for planning, constructing, and maintaining community airports. 
  • About 275 community airports in Texas are eligible for financing. 
  • Arrivals and departures from community airports account for more than three million flight hours per year and provide aircraft facilities for agricultural, medical, business and commuter use.