Business View Magazine | Volume 8, Issue 9

194 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 8, ISSUE 9 Vibrant downtown district Beautiful gardens, trails and parks Two lakes perfect for fishing & boating Rich history Diverse local cuisine Live music every weekend Fly in and stay awhile. Enjoy the amenities of the Oldest Town in Texas aircraft. They also have three cars to loan out for private individuals who need to get to Nacogdoches, as the town’s center is a few miles away. There are plans to expand and update the airport’s facilities. “We’ve just submitted a letter of interest, along with the new terminal area plan, to the Texas Department of Transportation. Also, we are actively seeking private and public funding along with the federal funding,” says Cefalu. “Already, Elliott Electric Supply and Bright Co-op have contributed to the airport and are loyal investors.” The new terminal area plan is a three-phrase project and is estimated to cost $14 million. Currently, KSA Engineers have completed their plans and have been instrumental in helping the A.L. Mangham Jr. Regional Airport present plans to the federal departments. This submission has seen delays due to COVID-19, but that hasn’t