Prestwick Airport set for £10m taxpayer revamp
18 June 2014 Last updated at 14:53 BST
Infrastructure Secretary Nicola Sturgeon told MSPs the airport would be run on a commercial basis and the Scottish Government expected a return on taxpayers' investment.
The Scottish government bought the airport for £1 in 2013 amid fears that the site could be forced to close.
BBC Scotland's transport correspondent David Miller reports.