Block Island Times

RIAC: Decision to defund airport project made by FAA

While expressing his satisfaction that a fixed base operator has returned to the Block Island Airport, a local pilot had turned his attention to another question: Why was a $4.3 million project to refurbish the parking ramp at the Block Island Airport defunded?
In a series of emails sent on April 8 and April 9, Henry duPont wrote to Rhode Island Airport Vice President of Operations and Maintenance Richard McCurley and Block Island Second Warden André Boudreau as to why the project was being defunded in the 2020 fiscal year capital improvement budget, while

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