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Lebanon airport misses out on federal funding

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LEBANON, N.H. (AP) - The federal government won't be paying for two major projects at New Hampshire's Lebanon Municipal Airport after the City Council voted against two separate improvements the Federal Aviation Administration deemed necessary.

Councilors told the Valley News they weren't surprised to learn recently that there will be no federal money to construct a $1.4 million building to house snow removal equipment or to develop a master plan, because the FAA warned that would be the case. The Council voted in April to not lengthen a runway by 1,000 feet or lower the elevation of a nearby hill by 30 feet.

Airport Manager Rick Dyment says the snow equipment building project will be put on hold after the design is complete. The city will pay for the master plan itself.

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