Eastern Iowa Airport getting nearly $1 million for cargo facility

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids is getting nearly a million dollars for a cargo facility.

The Iowa Transportation Commission approved more than $1.4 million in grant funding for two transportation infrastructure projects. This is part of a program to develop projects that have an economic and public benefit.

The Eastern Iowa Airport will receive $925,000.

The rest goes to the Burlington Junction Railway Transload facility in Mount Pleasant.