Funding to improve regional airports
Transport Minister Rita Saffioti has announced the latest round of grants for regional airport improvements.
Carnarvon will receive $296,130 to reseal runway 18/36, micro-seal taxiway and apron, to repair ponding hazards.
Coral Bay Runway will have $214,655 for a pavement lift, vertical alignment correction and re-sheet.
Exmouth has been granted $23,350 to produce an Aerodrome Master Plan.
Learmonth Airport Master Plan will be revised and updated for $19,600.
Geraldton airport is to receive $54,091 for new body scanning equipment.
Mount Magnet has been granted $19,997 to produce a Mount Magnet Airport runway study.
Wiluna can proceed with a $322,227 of runway 15/33, taxiway, apron and erect an aerodrome perimeter fence.
These grants are part of a total $2.6 million Regional Airports Development Scheme grants for 2019-21.
The minister said the improvements would lead to better medical access, improved firefighter access and help alleviate issues like delays.
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