“This service road will enhance safety by providing access to both sides of the airport, eliminating the need for vehicles to cross an active runway,” said Rep. Wilson.
“It’s a much-needed project, and I am glad to see that it is finally getting built thanks to President Obama and Transportation Secretary LaHood.
Opa-locka Executive Airport is a critical transportation facility and economic engine in my Congressional district, and I am glad to support it.”
The grant was awarded through the Federal Aviation Administration.
Opa-locka Executive Airport is the largest of Miami-Dade County's five general aviation airports and handles a variety of private, pleasure and business flights. The airport handles more than 100,000 flight operations each year.