Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has approved improvement projects for the Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport. State, federal and local money will be provide $625,000 for the design and development of a new hangar and tie down areas for local and transient traffic at the airport. The governor’s action releases $31,250 in state money, the Village of Ephraim and the Town of Gibraltar will provide another $31,250 and the Federal Aviation Administration will be adding $562,500. David Montesinos, Project Manager with the state Department of Transportation says the project will allow for new hangars to be built as well as provide places for transient aircraft to tie down when visiting the area. This will allow the Epraim-Gibraltar Airport to handle the anticipated increase in air traffic to the area. The whole project should be competed by December this year. The Ephraim-Gibraltar Airport is one of 98 facilities included in the Wisconsin Airport System Plan.