Three airports to get $12.6 million infrastructure grants

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Courtesy of Greater Binghamton Airport

The U.S. Department of Transportation will award $12.6 million in airport infrastructure grants to three airports in the state of New York.

Greater Binghamton Airport/Edwin A. Link Field will receive around $6.46 million for extending and rehabilitating Taxiway H and rehabilitating Taxiway K, while Massena International Airport will get $727,700 to rehabilitate the existing general aviation parking apron.

Further, Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip will get $5.40 million to reconstruct the western terminal aircraft parking area.

“The robust economy is enabling more passengers to travel by air so this Administration is investing billions of dollars in America’s airports which will address safer airport operations, fewer airport delays, and greater ease of travel for air travelers,” U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao stated.

The Trump Administration has invested a $10.8 billion in more than two thousand American airports across the country for safety and infrastructure improvements since January 2017.

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