WASHINGTON , D.C. -U.S. Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-Okla.) announced today that a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation has been awarded to Cushing Municipal Airport .

“This grant provides the resources to make significant improvements at Cushing Municipal Airport and continues our effort to provide excellent air transportation throughout Oklahoma ,” said Senator Inhofe.

The grant in the amount of $238,000 will be used to prolong the life of taxiway pavement and constructs hold aprons on the runway to facilitate aircraft operations at Cushing Municipal Airport in Cushing , Oklahoma .