Winchester Regional Airport receives recognition

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A newsletter from Winchester Regional Airport (WRA) announced an award for their services.

WRA has been selected to receive the 2021 Frank G. Brewer Memorial Aerospace Education Award.

Nominees for the award are evaluated on Civil Air Patrol program support.

WRA has been recognized for significance of accomplishment, community involvement and support of all facets of the aerospace education mission over at least 5 years.

This award commemorates over thirty years of faithful support by the WRA for the Winchester Composite Squadron.

Some of that support includes provisions of hanger facilities, aircraft tie downs, meeting space and direct assistance for emergency services for several interstate Civil Air Patrol squadrons.

The award will be received at the Winchester Airport Board meeting on Thursday April 14 at 5 p.m..

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Winchester Regional Airport receives a grant from the FAA

The Winchester Regional Airport Authority has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

The funds will support the recently approved Winchester Airport’s Improvement Program.

The grant is 100% federally funded and does not have local matching requirements.

The funds will be used for the first phase of construction to rehabilitate an aircraft parking apron and taxiway.

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