From the U.S. Department of Labor:
WASHINGTON D.C. – 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 New York:
- $585,703 for Greater Binghamton Airport/Edwin A. Link Field to extend and rehabilitate the taxiway, reconstruct airfield guidance sign and reconstruct taxiway lighting.
- $1,649,797 for Hamilton Municipal Airport to expand the aircraft parking apron, reconstruct airfield guidance signs, and reconstruct taxiway lighting.
- $2,062,815 for Columbia County Airport in Hudson to reconstruct the aircraft parking apron, install navigational aids and update perimeter fencing.
- $150,290 for Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport to install aircraft navigational aids.
- $67,888 for Le Roy Airport to seal taxiway pavement surface and joints.
- $1,580,943 for Massena International Airport/Richards Field to rehabilitate the taxiway and taxiway lighting.
- $5,728,426 for John F. Kennedy International Airport to reconstruct an aircraft parking apron and rehabilitate the taxiway.
- $1,038,956 for Republic Airport in North Babylon to reconstruct airfield guidance signs and reconstruct the taxiway and taxiway lighting.
- $1,516,224 for Albert S. Nader Regional Airport in Oneonta to improve buildings, reconstruct the aircraft parking apron, and reconstruct the taxiway and taxiway lighting.
- $2,760,452 for Potsdam Municipal Airport/Damon Field to reconstruct the taxiway and taxiway lighting.
- $624,106 for Hudson Valley Regional Airport in Poughkeepsie to reconstruct airfield guidance signs.
- $5,675,921 for Greater Rochester International Airport to extend the taxiway and install runway incursion lighting.
- $1,919,814 for Adirondack Regional Airport in Saranac Lake to remove obstructions.
- $2,608,531 for Saratoga County Airport in Saratoga Springs to install perimeter fencing.
- $70,000 for Sidney Municipal Airport to conduct a study.
“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.