Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Transformation Tuesday: Benton Airport

Did you know that there are 138 public use airports in Kansas?  These airports provide critical air ambulance service for area residents and can generate economic growth for a community.  However, to be able to do all this, sometimes, they need a makeover.

Here's an example of what the Benton, Kan. airport runway looked like before the project took place.

And thanks to funding provided by KDOT's airport improvement program, this is what the runway looked like after the project was completed.

Not only did this improve the accessibility for the airport, it helped to generate additional development around the area.  Check out what it looks like today.

To learn more about KDOT Airport Improvement Program, click here.

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