United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration has awarded grant funds to the Yazoo County Airport.
Thompson said Yazoo County will receive $166,666.
The grant being is funded as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) of 2020. These grants provide economic relief funds for any purpose for which airport revenue may be lawfully used.
Yazoo County was one of a dozen Mississippi airports receiving grants.