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      Myrtle Beach International Airport gets $3.5 million FAA grant

      Myrtle Beach International Airport has received a grant for $3,571,741 dollars to improve taxiway and ramp infrastructure, according to airport Marketing Director Kirk Lovell.

      The money will go toward a $5.3 million project to connect the airport taxiways to the Myrtle Beach International Technology & Aerospace Park (ITAP).

      The construction of new taxiways and ramps will make the airport more marketable to aerospace companies who need access to an airport, said Lovell.