England Authority is happy to announce the receipt of a grant from the Louisiana Department of Transportation Aviation Trust Fund in the amount of $82,193 for the Airfield Electrical Rehabilitation-Phase 2 project.  This project continues our multi-year effort to completely rebuild the electrical, lighting and signage system for Alexandria International Airport.  The money provided by

The England Authority is happy to announce the receipt of a grant from the Louisiana Department of Transportation Aviation Trust Fund in the amount of $777,778 for the Neighborhood Noise Mitigation Program.  This program provides for the continued purchase of property in areas impacted by aircraft noise.  The money provided by the Aviation Trust Fund is generated by a tax on the sale

The England Authority Board of Commissioners, at its meeting in September, renewed a lease with Oasis Worship Center for the base Chapel.  Oasis Worship Center has occupied the building for eight years.  Under the leadership of Rev.

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
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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