Dalhart and Hutchinson County airports receive state funds for airport improvements

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DALHART, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The State of Texas has approved funding for Dalhart Municipal Airport and Hutchinson County Airport, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

The state approved about $5.8 million for Dalhart’s airport, and approved $3.4 million for Hutchinson County’s airport. TxDOT officials said the funding will be used for planned airport improvements, including pavement work.

Officials said project costs will be paid for through the city of Dalhart and TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant Program.

Project bidding will begin this summer.

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