Pictures of Progress Covington Municipal Airport
The Covington Municipal Airport is working on its expansion with the addition of corporate hangar space and terminal. Pictured above left: The area will be dedicated to corporate hanger space, Vincent Passariello, airport manager, said. This project is a $1.2 million investment financed 95 percent by the FAA and GDOT. Its completion date is June 30. Construction is being done by Pittman Construction and is presently at 50 percent completion. Pic
tured left: The new terminal, which is 9,000 square feet of total construction, will house the airport facilities plus a conference/training room, pilots lounge, waiting area and a restaurant. The investment of this project was approximately $2.2 million, which was financed 50 percent by GDOT and 50 percent by the City of Covington. The estimated completion date is July 15. Presently we are expecting bids for the restaurant operator, Passariello said. The construction, which is being done by Sunbelt Builders, is about 50 percent completed.