grant Airport plans stuck on fuel
options Grant doesn’t cover all costs for desired
August 14, 2019
The Airport Committee of the Goldendale City Council met Monday night at City Hall. The intent was to present a proposal to the full City Council at its meeting next week on how best to use the $550,000 grant the city has received for improvements at the local airport. While that was welcome, it was far short of the $1.6 million the city had asked for in order to make all the improvements needed at the airport, which would include lengthening the runway by 1,500 feet to 5,000 feet, which would allow small jets to land. Consensus of the committee and the dozen pilots who attended was that having fuel available at the airport was a top priority. What kind of fuel, and how large the tanks sh...