Hoeven Announces More than $2.5 Million in Grants for North Dakota Airports
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded grants totaling $2,521,708 to airports at the International Peace Garden and in Cooperstown, Crosby, Mercer, Parshall, Ellendale, Tioga, Washburn, Mohall, Stanley, Bowman, Mandan, Jamestown and Kenmare. Details of the awards are as follows:
- State of North Dakota, International Peace Garden Airport – $341,511 – To update the airport’s master plan for future development and to rehabilitate and maintain runways and taxiways at the airport.
- Cooperstown Municipal Airport Authority – $334,972 – To purchase land allowing the airport to control land use within its runway protection zone.
- Crosby Airport Authority – $309,946 – To build, construct and re-build taxiways at the airport.
- Mercer County Regional Airport Authority – $276,000 – To construct a taxiway to access aircraft hangars and to replace the airport’s segmented circle and wind cone.
- Parshall Municipal Airport Authority – $215,314 – To build an almost 5,000 square foot hanger as well as a hangar apron and to widen the taxiway.
- Ellendale Airport – $192,307 – To build a single pump fuel facility.
- Tioga Municipal Airport Authority – $168,891 – To rehabilitate the runway.
- Washburn Municipal Airport – $168,891 – To help the airport develop a master plan for future development.
- City of Mohall, Mohall Airport – $112,500 – To conduct a study on effects of extending the runway.
- Stanley Airport Authority – $100,594 – To purchase land allowing the airport to control land use within its runway protection zone.
- Bowman Municipal Airport Authority – $100,000 – To build a parallel taxiway eliminating the need for aircraft to back-taxi on the runway.
- Mandan Airport Authority – $86,701 – To help protect aircraft flying into and out of the airport from wildlife hazards.
- Jamestown Airport Authority – $82,581 – To help rehabilitate and maintain runways and taxiways at the airport.
- Kenmare Municipal Airport Authority – $31,500 – To improve the access road to the airport.
“North Dakota airports provide a valuable economic benefit to communities throughout our state,” Hoeven said. “Today’s funding will help with important infrastructure to enable these airports to continue to support general and commercial aviation as well as the local economies of these communities.”
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