Congressman Peter DeFazio, Chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has announced that $120,000 in Airport Improvement Grants for the Cottage Grove State Airport are coming from the Federal Aviation Administration.
The Texas Transportation Committee has approved approximately $795,000 in state funding for the Bay City Regional Airport during its June meeting. The funds will be used for planned airport improvements, which include lighting improvements and a project bid to be completed this summer. …This year, TxDOT expects to provide approximately $60 million in funding for
The Helena Regional Airport recently received more than $3 million in federal funds, which local officials plan to put toward some needed maintenance projects. Helena was one of 13 Montana airports to receive more than $8 million total in funding from the Airport Improvement Program under the Department of Transportation. U.S. Sens. Steve Daines and
The Southwest Oregon Regional Airport is getting $3.7 million in grants to upgrade its runway system. Representative Peter DeFazio made the announcement last week that over $3.8 million in airport improvement grants are going to both the “Cave Junction and North Bend Airports,” all from the Federal Aviation Administration.
McFarland-Johnson Inc., an engineering company based in Binghamton, New York, was hired to complete the plan for $249,206, with a target February 2020 completion. The Federal Aviation Administration is covering 95 percent of the plan cost, the contract says.
Here’s the reality: airports do not need an additional stream of funds. Here in Maine, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) just awarded 10 Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants to airports throughout the state. That’s millions of dollars now sitting in the pockets of airports. And nearly $7 billion of uncommitted funds sits in the Airport
A lot has changed in the airline industry since I retired. I worked for one of the local carriers for more than 20 years, back then air travel was a privilege. Today though, because of the world we live in, air travel has had to adapt to more security measures, more travelers and unfortunately, more
The plan, which will cost about $5.7 billion over 20 years and will be paid for by airport revenue, according to Deborah Ostreicher, the Assistant Director of Aviation for Sky Harbor. The renovation project will help complete the Terminal 3 and Terminal 4 concourses and rework the rail tracks to have more room to the
The U.S. Department of Transportation competitive grant totaling $11,095,200 will be used to help pay for a new, 3,500-foot parallel taxiway as part of the final phase of a five-phase taxiway safety improvement program, Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office announced this week.