30: Airport Capital Improvements Project

Project Statement

This project will provide funding for airport related capital improvement projects at the Athens-Ben Epps Airport as listed in the Airport’s Capital Improvement Plan, as may be amended from time to time. Depending upon costs and funding availability, examples of eligible sub-projects may include, but not be limited to, the following: New Airport Parking Lot; improvements to the paving on runways, taxiways, and/or aprons; Runway Obstruction Clearing on RWY 9/27 to include Perimeter Fencing; Commercial Terminal Baggage Claim (Carousel) & Rental Car Build Out; Commercial Terminal Pavement Improvements; Runway 9 Displaced Threshold Improvements; Aviation Easement Acquisition and Obstruction Mitigation; Hangars for Daytime and Overnight Transient Aircraft; and, related stormwater and other general infrastructure improvements. Additionally, to the extent allowed by law, funds may be used as matching funds for leveraging grant opportunities.

Estimated Cost:  
SPLOST 2020 Budget
Estimated Annual Operating Impact