The Virginia Aviation Board has awarded funding to the Town for runway, taxiway and apron improvements. Slated to begin in the summer of 2021, permitting delays have pushed back the project start date to the early spring of 2022. The project will include runway flattening and widening, re-pavement and new lighting. View news story here.
A public information meeting was held at the airport on June 7th--information presented may be viewed here.
The runway will be closed during construction, but airport tenants and users may continue to access their hangar space and aircraft.
Consultant: Talbert & Bright, Engineering and Planning Consultants
Contractor: New Field Incorporated
Tentative start date: September 2021
Tentative end date: November 2021
Contract time: 120 days
Total project budget: $1,788,547 ($1,501,101 State (84%)/$287,446 Town (16%))
Project information and updates will be posted to this page as they become available.