A new runway and replacement control tower are under construction at Collin County Regional Airport. It is the largest single project administered by TxDOT’s Division of Aviation. The project is funded by: $33 million from the Federal Aviation Administration, $11 million from TxDOT’s Division of Aviation, $7 million from the McKinney Economic Development Corp. and $6 million from the city of McKinney.

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The tower replaces a temporary tower, which once served at Alliance Airport as a temporary tower. The tower and runway are scheduled for completion in 2011 and 2012 respectively.