Approximately $232,000 for San Saba County Municipal Airport was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission at its June meeting.
The funds will be used for planned airport improvements, which includes: Land acquisition. A contract for the project is expected to be awarded this fall.
Project costs will be funded through TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program, which preserves and improves the state’s general aviation system, and San Saba County.
This year, TxDOT expects to provide approximately $60 million in funding for planning, constructing and maintaining community airports.
Approximately 275 community airports in Texas are eligible for funding.
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.