Federal Aviation Authority

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $66.2 million from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to airports in 23 states and Puerto Rico. The 66 projects are funded exclusively by non-discretionary grant funds under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Infrastructure Grant (AIG) program. In total the infrastructure law invests $25 billion over five years in U.S. airports to modernize terminals, increase safety, expand capacity, replace equipment, and more.  

Approximately $3.2 million will be used to rehabilitate airport terminals, including:

  • $133,770 at Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field in Washington    
  • $1,797,035 at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport in Amarillo, Texas
  • $1,278,900 at Great Falls International Airport in Montana 

Approximately $1 million will be used to purchase snow removal equipment, including:  

  • $924,790 at Lewiston/Nez Perce County in Idaho 
  • $145,497 at Myers Field in Canby, Minnesota

Approximately $1.8 million will be used to rehabilitate towers, including:

  • $1,610,100 at Rafael Hernandez in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
  • $190,294 at Joplin Regional in Missouri

 $890,535 will be used to improve airfield drainage:

  • $890,535 at Minot International Airport in North Dakota

$69,866 will be used to purchase aircraft fire and rescue equipment, including:  

  • $30,000 at Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport in Kansas 
  • $39,866 at McNary Field in Salem, Oregon    

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