TUPELO, Miss. — There is a potential to boost the economies of two Miss. It can be done, but you have to use their airports. Tupelo and Greenville have had lack of people flying out locally on Silver Airways.
Right now they get about $150,000 in grant funding from the Federal Aviation Administration, but if they can get over 10,000 passengers a year they could be getting $1 million in in grants, which would be a big help to the economy in both cities.