Hoeven: FAA Awards More Than $1 Million to Enhance North Dakota Airports
WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a total of $1,302,762 to the City of Kindred, Golden Valley County Airport Authority, Hillsboro Municipal Airport Authority, Jamestown Regional Airport Authority and Oakes Municipal Airport Authority.
“North Dakota’s airports play a major role in our state’s economic success,” Hoeven said. “These grants will go towards funding improvements at airports across the state, which will help them to meet our growing transportation needs.”
The funds are awarded as follows:
- City of Kindred – $146,940 – To fund panel replacement on the runway, maintain the structural integrity of the pavement and minimize foreign object debris at Robert Odegaard Field Airport.
- City of Kindred – $117,000 – To fund an environmental assessment to evaluate any potential environmental impacts related to drainage improvements at Robert Odegaard Field Airport.
- Golden Valley Airport Authority – $200,902 – To maintain the structural integrity of the runway pavement, construct a 200 foot taxiway to provide access to aircraft hangers, rehabilitate the apron and improve access to the public terminal area snow removal building at Beach Airport.
- Hillsboro Municipal Airport Authority – $734,604 – To fund the acquisition of land for development at Hillsboro Municipal Airport.
- Jamestown Regional Airport Authority – $50,000 – To fund the design phase of reconstruction for the existing taxiway pavement that has reached the end of its useful life at Jamestown Regional Airport.
- Oakes Municipal Airport Authority – $53,316 – To fund reimbursement for the mill and overlay to the existing access road to Oakes Municipal Airport.
As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Hoeven works to support programs that invest in infrastructure and other services to meet the needs of North Dakota’s growing population and commerce.
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