Simple Flying - Daniel Martinez Garbuno

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded San Diego International Airport (SAN) US$24 million in discretionary grant funds as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law – Airport Terminals Programs. The Californian airport will use this money to continue the construction of its new Terminal 1.

On Thursday, San Diego Airport announced that the Biden Administration granted US$24 million in funds.

These funds will be used for the new Terminal 1 program, which will replace the current Terminal 1 “with a modern and efficient facility and includes improvements to the airfield and transportation improvements to make it easier to get to and from the airport.” Current Terminal 1 dates back to 1967.

Through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the US government will grant $5 billion for airport terminal development projects that address the aging infrastructure throughout the country.

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