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U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces in Infrastructure Grants to Indiana Airports

This funding will go to 405 airports in 50 states and six U.S. territories.

(Washington, D.C.) – The U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced yesterday that the Trump administration will award more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration.

This funding will go to 405 airports in 50 states and six U.S. territories.

“This $1.2 billion federal investment will improve our nation’s airport infrastructure, enhance safety, and strengthen growth in local communities, which is especially important as the economy recovers from COVID-19,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.

Locally, the Madison Municipal Airport will receive $145,885 to Madison Municipal to purchase land, build an apron, and improve airport obstruction marking.

Paoli Municipal Airport will receive $166,666 to improve a fuel farm, and Warsaw Municipal Airport will receive $1,927,524 to rehabilitate a runway.

 “The 434 AIP grants will fund critical airport infrastructure projects around the country,” said FAA Administrator Stephen M. Dickson.

Since January 2017, the Trump administration delivered $13.5 billion to America’s airports to improve infrastructure and safety. In 2020, the Administration delivered $10 billion in economic assistance to America’s Airports during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

complete listing of grants (PDF) and an interactive map of airports receiving funding is available on the FAA website.

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