The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) $2.1 million aerial firefighting facility being constructed at the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport is progressing right along.

“This project is the first purpose-built state-of-the-art aerial firefighting facility in the country,” Airport Director Devon Brubaker said.

The facility is located on the northwest side of the airport across from the airport’s water-distribution system, along taxiway E, which currently leads to 45 plus hangars. Construction of the base started in June and is anticipated to wrap up in August.

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