Hoeven Announces More Than $1.5 Million in Funding for North Dakota Airports
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Transportation Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded grants totaling $1,509,223 to airports in North Dakota. Details of the awards are as follows:
- Ashley Municipal Airport – $971,100 – The funds will be used to rehabilitate the airport’s runway, taxiway and apron.
- State of North Dakota, International Peace Garden Airport – $188,511 – The funds will be used to update the airport’s master plan and layout plan in addressing future development.
- Grafton Municipal Airport Authority – $140,783 – The funds will be used to replace the airport’s wind cone and rehabilitate the runway’s lighting and vertical/visual guidance systems.
- Gwinner Municipal Airport Authority – $84,600 – The funds will be used to help construct a new hangar building and taxiway to provide access to hangars.
- Barnes County Municipal Airport Authority – $79,229 – The funding will be used for installing a fence around the perimeter of the airport to help protect aircraft from wildlife.
- Casselton Regional Airport Authority – $45,000 – The funding will be used to rehabilitate the airport’s apron.
“Today’s funding will help airports around our state invest in future development while helping make these airports safer,” Hoeven said. “By making these investments, we are helping to promote economic activity in the communities which these airports serve.”
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