FAA awards $898M in airport improvement grants
Grant projects funded through the AIP promote safety, efficiency, environmental stewardship, infrastructure, and security at the nation’s airports.
- Denver International – $26.7 million to rehabilitate the pavement and lighting systems on Runway 16L/34R to enhance safe airfield operations during low-visibility conditions and to rehabilitate a taxiway.
- Van Nuys – $18.9 million to resurface and seal the pavement for the airport’s primary Runway 16R/34L. Work is scheduled to begin in February 2022 and be completed in November 2022.
- Scott AFB/MidAmerica in Belleville, Ill. – $12.6 million for expanding the terminal building to accommodate existing passenger demand and meet security and accessibility requirements. The security checkpoint is being relocated to the first floor of the terminal and expanded by an additional lane.
- Bradley International in Windsor Locks, Conn. – $11.3 million for reconstructing the Taxiway S and to bring the connector taxiways to current federal design standards.