Summary: This project will construct a parallel taxiway for the existing runway at the Amelia Earhart Memorial Airport. The project is required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to meet their safety standards and is paid for with 90% federal funds.

Cost: About $384,000 for construction

Funding: 90% of the project costs will be funded by the FAA. All remaining costs over that amount will be funded by the City of Atchison.

Location: Amelia Earhart Memorial Airport

Contractor: Kansas Heavy Construction

Status: Construction

Construction Start Date: Summer 2017

Completion Date: Late 2017 to Early 2018

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