The England Authority Board of Commissioners, at its meeting in September, renewed a farm lease with Finkie Farms for 300.45 acres for the period of January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.  The land leased is on the west side of England Airpark.  Not only does England Airpark raise funds by lease of this property it supports the local farming economy that is so vital to Rapides Parish.&

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Written by: Jeff Mathews
Photo Credit: Tia Owens-Powers/towens@theown 

Officials lauded the opening of a new, "one of a kind" facility at England Airpark Thursday.

The England Authority is happy to announce the acceptance of a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration in the amount of $739,739.  The awarded funds will be used to replace all airfield signage at Alexandria International Airport.  The replacement of signage and installations that are over 20 years in age will improve effectiveness, efficiency and safety at AEX.  This elem

The England Authority is happy to announce the acceptance of a grant from the Louisiana Department of Transportation Aviation Trust Fund in the amount of $87,450.  The funds are dedicated to our ongoing project of Wildlife Hazard Removal Phase 2.  This is an effort by the England Authority to reduce wildlife habitat adjacent to the runways of Alexandria International Airport.  Th

The England Authority is happy to announce the acceptance of a grant from the Louisiana Department of Transportation Aviation Trust Fund in the amount of $144,660.  These funds are dedicated to two projects:  Rehabilitation of Taxiway B-Phase 1 and acquisition of a new 3,000 gallon Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Vehicle.  The Aviation Trust Fund is funded by fees attached to ea

With a $7 million Federal Aviation Administration grant in hand, the England Authority moved forward to implement the next phase in its Neighborhood Noise Mitigation Program. The England Authority Board renewed contracts with the firms of W. D.