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Rochelle Municipal Airport gets state funding

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Thanks to a new $9 million Airport Capital Improvements Investment Program, Rochelle Municipal Airport for a partial parallel taxiway.

The airport received $630,000  of the program's funding for the taxiway, which will improve aircraft safety. The airport also recently received $1.7 million to extend its current runway to 5000 feet.

Eighteen other airports around the state also received funding from the program.

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