Author Topic: FAA Awards $518 Million to Improve Critical Airport Infrastructure  (Read 12818 times)

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In the second round of the 2022 Airport Improvement Program (AIP)?awards, the FAA awarded $518?million to build safer, more accessible airports across the country. This includes 416 grants to?airports across the U.S. to fund a variety of projects such as the construction of new and improved airport facilities, repairs to runways and taxiways, maintenance of airfield elements like lighting or signage, and purchasing equipment needed to operate and maintain airports.

Examples of grants include $7 million to reconfigure three intersecting runways at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Ill.; $5.3 million to improve drainage at Savanah/Hilton Head International Airport in Savanah, Ga.; and $431,680 to rehabilitate airport lighting, including the installation of LED runway and taxiway lights at Faribault Municipal-Liz Wall Strohfus Field Airport in Faribault, Minn.

The FAA has awarded a total of $1.1 billion of the $3.2 billion total funding available in Fiscal Year 2022. A complete listing of grants is in the .pdf link above.