Paving of the concrete fillets, as well as trimming the base rock, are underway this week.
Weather permitting, runway 17/35 will open at its original 7851’ X 100’ in late November.
Meanwhile, air traffic is only slightly diminished, utilizing runway 11/29, which measures 4706’ X 75’.
The total project cost is estimated to be $8,066,586.00
The FAA and KDOT Aviation are joining the project, at nearly 90%, and the City of Great Bend’s share is estimated to be $827,133.