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Officials may ask Congress to pay for airport terminal

Local officials may try to secure a congressional appropriation to replace the Havre City-County Airport's terminal, which is in dire need of repair.

Members of the airport board met Thursday with representatives of U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., and U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., to discuss the possibility of securing federal money to construct a new terminal.

Such a project could cost nearly $600,000, Havre public works director Dave Peterson said today.

The terminal has a leaky roof and inefficient windows and insulation. The airport board, which has an annual operating budget of $66,000...


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