WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced today that the Trump Administration will award more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states and six U.S. territories.
“This $1.2 billion federal investment will improve our nation’s airport infrastructure, enhance safety, and strengthen growth in local communities, which is especially important as the economy recovers from COVID-19,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.
The Department is awarding federal grants to the following airports in the State of Ohio:
.$3,732,938 to Akron Fulton International to reconstruct runway lighting and rehabilitate a runway.
.$1,700,000 to Wood County Airport to build a taxiway and extend a taxiway.
.$232,000 to Cambridge Municipal Airport to buy land, and conduct or update a study.
.$5,610,957 to Cuyahoga County Airport to rebuild an apron and taxiway.
.$5,864,874 to James M. Cox Dayton International Airport in Dayton to buy aircraft rescue and firefighting equipment, snow removal equipment, improve a snow removal equipment building, and rehabilitate an apron.
.$334,906 to Sandusky County Regional Airport to rebuild an apron.
.$78,380 to Hardin County Airport to rebuild an apron.
.$90,517 to Geauga Airport to seal surface and pavement joints.
.$82,650 to Morrow County Airport to update the airport’s master plan or study.
.$193,860 to Harry Clever Field in New Philadelphia to rehabilitate a taxilane.
.$110,370 to Newark-Heath Airport to rebuild a terminal building.
.$9,841,052 to Toledo Express Airport to build a taxiway and rehabilitate a taxiway.
.$1,447,140 to Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport to buy snow removal equipment, update a study, and update a snow removal equipment building.
“The 434 AIP grants will fund critical airport infrastructure projects around the country,” said FAA Administrator Stephen M. Dickson.
Since January 2017, the Trump Administration delivered $13.5 billion to America’s airports to improve infrastructure and safety.
In 2020, the Administration delivered $10 billion in economic assistance to America’s airports during the COVID-19 public health emergency.