Speech to Text for Local airports receive $500,000 in grants
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with any information. more is live at the rogue valley international- medford airport right now. she explains how this funding boost will help those local airports. [a23]airport grants-stinger the rogue valley international- medford airport got the 500 thousand dollar grant to try to expand services. but the crater lake- klamath regional airport wants to use that money to restore commercial air service. the airport business manager says the airport used to have commercial flights until penair filed for bankruptcy in 2017. the airport business manager tells me getting another commercial airline would be great for the klamath basin. ---not just for leisure travel but for business and economic growth as well. linda says: "it certainly helps our community when it comes to economic development recruitment so those companies that might be looking to locate in klamath falls would certainly find air service a convenient bonus to have here in the community. the 500 thousand dollars comes from the rural oregon aviation relief grant funded by the oregon department of aviation. it was established to help smaller communities keep air service. coming up on newswatch 12 at six, you'll hear from local flyers here at the medford airport who say more flights andryanna sheppard, newswatch 12. oregon tribes will get more than