Daytona International Airport spending $14 million on renovation

Karen Feaster, deputy airport director, emphasized the $14 million is not coming from taxpayer money. “The airport is owned and operated by Volusia County but we do operate as an enterprise fund, which means we are completely self-sustaining,” said Feaster. That means the private loan obtained for the project will be paid back using airport

Dothan Regional Airport lands $700,000 grant for equipment, runway improvements

Dothan Regional Airport will be able to fund some recent improvements with a $700,061 grant it received from the Federal Aviation Administration. U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby’s office announced the grants last week. According to Dothan Regional Airport Director Adam Hartzog, airport officials must submit long-term strategic improvement plans for their facilities to the Federal Aviation

Increasing the Passenger Facility Charge Makes Little Sense

Put simply, the U.S. is already taking plenty from air travelers. There is no real revenue problem with airports. Doubling the Passenger Facility Charge would constitute a significant burden on U.S. travelers. Passing such a bill would be a mistake; it would not only make it more difficult for middle and low-income families to fly.

Airport to see $175 million expansion

Renovations to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) are on the horizon — cost-free to taxpayers. The Lee County Port Authority, which is governed by the Lee County Board of County Commissioners, has approved a $175 million expansion of the airport which they said is attracting more and more visitors each month.

FAA awards infrastructure grant to Driggs airport

The Idaho grants, totaling $6.3 million, include awards of $153,662 to Driggs-Reed Memorial Airport to install perimeter fencing. An additional $4.6 million to Arbon Valley/Pocatello Regional Airport for taxiway and apron repair, to repair runway lighting and to install airport beacons. There was also $353,114 to Bonners Ferry/Boundary County Airport to conduct an environmental study,

Two Montana airports to share $9.7M in federal funds

Two Montana airports will share $9.7 million in federal funds, to help with airport expansion, terminal reconstruction, safety and aircraft parking. … So far in 2019, $19 million of the funds has been given to Montana airports and infrastructure. AIP funds provide grants for the planning and development of public-use airports, according to the FAA