Hoeven Announces More Than $2.9 Million For Airport Improvements

WASHINGTON — Senator John Hoeven, a member of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded over $2.9 million to airports in North Dakota. Details are as follows: 

  • Hector International Airport in Fargo – $2.3 million – The funds will be used to rehabilitate the airport’s access road and to reimburse the airport for projects that expanded the cargo apron and extended the hangar taxiway.
  • Mott Municipal Airport – $311,014 – The funds will be used to update the airport master plan study and the layout plan to highlight current and future needs.
  • Watford City Airport – $307,500 – The funds will be used to update the airports runway extension alternatives study. 

“Ensuring our airports have up-to-date planning and infrastructure will enable future growth and development of local economies,” Hoeven said. “Today’s funding will help the airports in Fargo, Mott and Watford City continue to support commercial and general aviation.”