1-Jul-2020 11:30 AM

US FAA awards USD800m in airport safety and infrastructure grants

US FAA announced (30-Jun-2020) nearly USD800 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants will be awarded to 46 states, as well as to Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the Marshall Islands. The total includes USD689 million from an Airport Improvement Program and USD104.4 million as part of the CARES Act. Grants will go towards purchasing aircraft rescue and firefighting equipment, constructing runways and taxiways, repairing runways and taxiways, installing aircraft lighting and signage, conducting airport master plan studies,and installing airport perimeter fencing. [more - original PR]

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