11/26/2014 - Sedalia Regional Airport's New Runway Opens on November 26
The Sedalia Regional Airport's new 5,500 foot runway is painted and ready to
receive air traffic starting Wednesday, November 26, 2014.
On June 28, 2014, Ideker Construction Company began grinding up
the previous runway, using the resultant gravel for the
base of the new runway. By using this method, the pavement
strength increased from 48,000 pounds to 60,000 for a tandem wheel
Construction cost was $3.2 million with 95% being paid by the FAA and
MoDOT Aviation. Photo Credit: Rick Emley with Lochner.