June 1994 — Receives $1 million installment of $7.5 million FAA grant for a 1,500-foot runway extension, which will allow a larger class of jets to use the airport.

June 1995 — Utah Valley State College signs a 30-year agreement to lease 10 acres from the Provo Municipal Airport and Aerospace Park for its flight program.

January 1999 — Extended runway opens, completing a $16 million renovation project; planning and construction took more than seven years.

February 2003 — Congress pledges $800,000 toward the $2.2 million necessary to construct a control tower.

October 2003 — Utah Transportation Commission puts $250,000 toward the control tower

December 2003 — Ground is broken on the control tower

January 2004 — Mayor Lewis Billings announces a proposal to provide passenger jet service at the airport

October 2004 — Control tower finished and certified

April 2005 — FAA releases funds to hire air traffic controllers to man the control tower