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Starke County Airport Receives Grant to Extend Runway
Starke County Airport Receives Grant to Extend Runway
 Friday, September 14, 2018 |  Ron Gifford

The Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) just recently announced 217 grants to 181 airports across the United States.  One of those airports was the Starke County Airport which will receive a grant for $882,900 to extend runway 18-36 from 4,400 feet to 5,001 feet.  In addition, a portion of the grant will upgrade the Runway End Identifier Lights and the Taxiway Connector Lights to Light Emitting Diode (LED).  The Precision Approach Path Indicators will also be replaced with new Quartz l...

Starke County location and logistics create opportunities:

A 90-minute drive to downtown Chicago; In the heart of Indiana, the "Crossroads of America"; Midway between the east coast and the  Rocky Mountains; In the NAFTA Super Highway corridor; One day’s drive within one-third of the population of the United States; Excellent  service from class-one and short line railroads

The Starke County Economic Development Foundation delivers on our promises to make your move here easier than you ever thought  possible.

We have:

  •  Built and leased back spec buildings
  • Constructed lead track and rail spurs
  • Installed water tower, water mains, and sewer infrastructure
  • Upgraded highway interchanges
  • Continue to assemble land for development

The Foundation has built a reputation as the Local Economic Development Organization that partners with you to get the job done.

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