DALLAS, Ga. (AP) - The Paulding County Regional Airport has
officially opened as the first jet-capable airport to be built in
the state in years.
The airport, which opened Friday, is the centerpiece of a 10,000
acre pod system designed to enhance commerce and industry in the
It was named by the U.S. Department of Commerce as winner of the
2007 "Excellence for Innovation in Economic Development" award.
Over the last two years, the state has contributed over $3
million dollars to Paulding County for this project, which Gov.
Sonny Perdue says will drive growth in the region.