SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Beckley Municipal Airport will receive over $2 million in federal grants for improvements to the airport from the Federal Aviation Administration, according to a spokesperson for Sen. Sherrod Brown’s office.

Springfield-Beckley and the Butler County Regional Airport were chosen to receive the federal funds, with both airports awarded over $2 million in grants.

Over $1.4 million of the grant funds will go to runway rehabilitation, while the other $625,000 will go to improvements to runway lighting, the spokesperson said in the media release.

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