Rockford airport to receive $14.7 million owed by the State

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ROCKFORd, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford’s airport will soon receive millions of dollars it was promised by the State of Illinois several years ago.

The Illinois Comptroller just released $14.7 million, which was supposed to help pay for the AAR Maintenance Facility built at the Chicago Rockford International Airport.

RFD took out a line of credit with local banks to cover the cost of the construction, and has been paying close to $100,000 a month in interest.

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