More expansion is coming to the Big Spring Airport.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently approved a grant of $1.2 million to finance the construction of a T hangar to be located in the southwest portion of the airport.
Unlike conventional hangars, which house several aircraft in a common space, T hangars are partitioned so that planes have their own private spaces.
There are currently three such hangars on the east side of the airport and Airport Director Jim Little said they are old and figuratively bursting at the seams.
Howard County commissioners unanimously approved revisions to the county's Flood Damage Prevention Order and subdivision and manufactured home rental community regulations Monday, making efforts to deal with the boom brought about by the Cline Shale formation.
Aided by Charles R. Kimbrough, an attorney with Austin-based Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta LLP, the commissioners court has been working through the changes for several months now.