Ely Airport gets $250K Grant for Runway Improvements

By KBJR News 1

Ely Airport gets $250K Grant for Runway Improvements

August 19, 2013 Updated Aug 20, 2013 at 8:30 AM CST

Ely, MN (NNCNOW.com) - The Ely Municipal Airport received a shot in the arm to make important upgrades to its runway.

The Department of Transportation is providing a $250,000 grant to make the improvements.

The federal funding will help restore the current lighting system and repairing sections of the runway and tarmac.

About 20 flights come through the airport each day.

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