Oct 11th 2021 | Posted in Transportation by Texas Government Insider

Three Texas airports will receive $20.6 million in safety and infrastructure funding from the more than $479 million that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award to 123 projects across the nation.
El Paso International FAA to award $20.6M to Texas airports for safety, infrastructure projects

El Paso International

In an October 5 announcement, the FAA and U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) noted the grants will foster job creation and increased safety, sustainability, and accessibility.

The Texas airports awarded grants are:
  • Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport – $9.82 million to construct an aircraft rescue and firefighting building.
  • El Paso International – $6.33 million to reconstruct a taxiway.
  • Robert Gray Army Air Field in Killeen – $4.44 million to rehabilitate a taxiway.
This funding is in addition to the more than $3.1 billion in Airport Improvement Program grants awarded during fiscal year 2021 and includes American Rescue Plan Act funding to cover the usual local-match requirement.