Area airports get grants

Published 08/14 2012 10:20PM

Updated 08/15 2012 11:21AM

SPRINGFIELD -- The Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport also gets $250,000 from the grant to bring in more service. The money will be used to lure in a new "low-cost" carrier.

It could offer flights to several destinations including Florida, Myrtle Beach and Las Vegas. Maybe even Phoenix.

Bloomington-Normal also gets money. No time table for when any new flights might start.

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