WHEN: Saturday, October 15th 2016 from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm

To be held at the England Airpark Fire Department Fire Station located at 1329 Billy Mitchell Blvd. (next to the Alexandria International Airport Terminal).

England Airpark welcomes it newest development partner Save the Children/Rapides Parish Head Start. This expansion of the Head Start program will be located in the former Child Development Center. Focusing on children under 5, Head Start makes the investment in our children which are so critical to our future.

The Federal Aviation Administration announced the award of $10 million to Alexandria International Airport (AEX) to continue the implementation of the Part 150 Airport Neighborhood Noise Program. This is an on-going program to purchase properties off the end of AEX runways which are located in the noise impact zone.

The Federal Aviation Administration announced the award of $3,761,613 to Alexandria International Airport to construct the first phase of Emergency Access Road Improvements. The 3.5 mile access road will improve emergency response to aircraft accidents, improve operational efficiency and increase security at AEX.

The Federal Aviation Administration announced the award of $2,025,000 to Alexandria International Airport (AEX) to complete replacement of 60 year old concrete on the North Ramp. Merrick Construction, low public bidder, will be performing the work for this second and final phase of the project.

England Airpark awarded the low bidder, Merrick, LLC, the $3.2 million construction contract for Emergency Access Road Improvements - Phase 1. In this remarkable effort, the England Authority Board moved from authorization, design, bid and award of contract for this 3.5 miles of road in less than 90 days.