“Dion Viventi, director of the Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport, presented an update Monday on recent improvements made to the Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport during a meeting of the Nash County Board of Commissioners.

“There has been a lot going on out there and this is a good time to update you on what has been happening, especially in the last six months,” he told commissioners.

In recent years, the airport has been undergoing multiple planning, design and capital improvement projects totaling more than $20 million in local, state and federal funding. These efforts, Viventi said, were much needed.

“The airport hadn’t gotten a whole lot of attention for the past few decades, so we have been playing catch-up,” he said. “But we are doing good and are being good stewards of the taxpayers’ money.”

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Article written by Rocky Mount Staff Writer, Amelia Harper