Sen. Brown Announces New Federal Resources to Improve Safety at Highland County Airport

Funds Will to Remove Obstructions to Runway and Improve Lighting at Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New safety improvements will be made at the Highland County Airport in Hillsboro. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that new federal resources were awarded to the Highland County Airport Authority & County Commissioners to remove obstructions and improve lighting surrounding the runway at the Highland County Airport.

“As one of the region’s reliable airports, the Highland County Airport is vital to keeping commerce and recreational aviation alive in the region,” Brown said. “This funding will ensure that air passengers can travel safely in Highland County.”

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration awarded $223,705 to improve safety and efficiency at the airport.

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