Fayetteville municipal airport taking off

Posted: October 23, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Ethan Kimes, a flight line operations technician, repositions the propeller Thursday before pulling a Beech Bonanza A36 out of a hangar and to the flight line for its owner at Drake Field in Fayetteville.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Municipal airport officials want to remain fiscally responsible with an eye toward growth.

Capital Improvement Plan

The airport has $10,608,000 in improvements budgeted over the next five years. Projects are paid for mostly through federal and state grants.

2018

• Taxiway B widening and renovation: $1,650,000

Beacon upgrade: $120,000

Terminal parking lot renovation: $200,000

•Hangar roof renovation: $458,000

• Fayetteville energy assessment project: $500,000

• Total: $2,928,000

2019

• Runway pavement and lighting renovation (preliminary engineering): $120,000

• Hangar construction: $1,000,000

• Fuel farm renovation: $310,000

• Runway pavement markings: $100,000

• Fayetteville energy assessment project: $500,000

• Total: $2,030,000

2020

• Runway pavement and lighting renovation (design): $150,000

• Hangar roof renovation: $200,000

•Taxiway A renovation: $100,000

• Total: $450,000

2021

• Runway pavement renovation (construction): $3,400,000

• Airfield lighting and sign renovation: $1,200,000

• Total: $4,600,000

2022

• Arkansas Rural Firefighters vehicle: $600,000

• Total: $600,000

Source: City of Fayetteville

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