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Harlingen breaks ground on $20 million air traffic control tower

HARLINGEN — A $20 million project to build a new air traffic control tower marks Valley International Airport’s opening of a “pivotal” era, area and state leaders said Wednesday.

Harlingen to break ground on air control tower

HARLINGEN — After years of planning, city and state leaders are ready to break ground Wednesday on a $20 million project aimed at building Valley International Airport’s tallest control tower.

Big projects have Harlingen airport soaring to new heights

In its 56-year history, Valley International Airport is reaching new heights.

FAA awards Harlingen’s Valley International Airport $4.5 million grant

The 1970s-era air traffic control tower at Valley International Airport in Harlingen has been in bad shape for a long time, but it’s a very expensive thing to replace.

Harlingen pulls $1.4M from tax zone to expand main trade corridor

HARLINGEN — City leaders are pulling $1.4 million out of a tax-generating zone to help Cameron County expand one of the area’s main trade corridors.

Harlingen’s economic corp. sets goals for fiscal year

HARLINGEN — The city's outlining a set of goals aimed at drawing U.S.-based and international business while developing a skilled workforce.

TSTC students gain new perspective as ‘crash victims’ in airport emergency drill

HARLINGEN — More than 130 students from Texas State Technical College’s Harlingen campus participated in an emergency drill that was staged on a closed runway at Valley International Airport on Thursday, Oct. 12.

FM 509 expansion in Harlingen to cost $108M to $141M

HARLINGEN — For decades, local leaders have dreamed of developing a main trade corridor linking area cities with an international bridge into Mexico.

Harlingen’s economic arm calls for $50K study targeting industries

HARLINGEN — The city's target industries might be changing amid a rapidly evolving economy.

Harlingen losing aerospace cornerstone as United Launch Alliance closes

HARLINGEN — One of the Rio Grande Valley's first major aerospace companies is working with Cameron County to help its employees find new jobs as it winds down local operations while planning to close at the end of the year.