Executive Airport Receiving Stimulus Money For Runway
Indinapolis Executive Airport in the suburb of Zionsville is
slated to receive federal stimulus money for runway construction,
and that has apparently drawn the ire of someone in the
Television station WTHR says AP reports "$5 million Obama pork"
was spray painted on the sign advertising the project. The airport
had applied for grants from the FAA to be matched by county dollars
for the project, and according to FAA records $114,000 had been
awarded in the current grant round for runway rehabilitation.
But as a 'shovel ready' project, the stimulus money will allow
it to go forward more quickly than originally planned.
The Boone County, Indiana sheriffs office is investigating the