Mitchell International Airport will get six figures in federal funding toward rehabilitating the airport’s primary runway, replacing pavement.
Mitchell will receive $600,000 as part of $520.5 million in total federal funding to be given to 287 airports across the country for improvements.
$15.5 million in federal block grants will also go for small and rural airports across Wisconsin.
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao made the announcement at Mitchell International on Wednesday.
Follow a news conference at Mitchell International Airport below.