Rep. Vela Announces Additional Federal Funds for Mid Valley Airport

WASHINGTON, DC--  Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX) announced today that the Mid Valley Airport in Weslaco, TX has been awarded $76,000 in federal grant funding from the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The federal funds will be used to engineer and design the airport’s new runway lighting system.

“This grant from the Federal Aviation Administration will allow the Mid Valley Airport to upgrade critical pieces of infrastructure, ensuring that the airport continues to operate at full capacity. These improvements will increase the safety and efficiency of the airport while making travel a better experience for both airlines and passengers,” Congressman Vela said.