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Kimball Airport Runway A Winner

Runway Rehab Work Named State's 'Project Of The Year'

The rehabilitation of primary runway 10/28 at the Kimball Municipal Airport/Robert E. Arraj Field received the 2023 Project of the Year at the Nebraska Department of Transportation Aeronautic Division yearly awards night on Jan. 23.

Chair of the airport board Ryan McElroy also received an Award of Merit.

The new runway project provides a safe landing and takeoff surface for all users of the airport.

Runway 10/28 is 6,200 feet long and 75 feet wide. The rehabilitation included 6 inch concrete whitetopping over the existing pavement.

In addition, the project includes 6 inch concrete connector ta...

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