Congressman Ted Yoho

Representing the 3rd District of Florida
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Jul 29, 2019
Press Release

Palatka, FL. -– Congressman Ted S.Yoho (R-FL) announced Monday the City of Palatka is the recipient of a $435,736 grant for the Palatka Municipal Airport - Lt. Kay Larkin Field. These funds will be used to construct a 400-foot taxiway (C3) to eliminate the need for aircraft to back-taxi on the runway. This project will also install new taxiway C3 lighting system to enhance safe airfield operations during low visibility conditions. Representative Yoho issued the following statement:

“I'm incredibly excited about the development and growth we are seeing in Putnam County and Palakta. The airport has been a driver of tourism and industry and with this grant from the FAA, we will see that activity increase. I am proud to have supported this project and appreciate all the hard work by the City of Palatka. Congratulations to the City of Palatka and we look forward to more wins like this in the future.”