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US Announces $1.2bn Grants to Airports

The US Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao, has declared that the Trump Administration would grant more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states and the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Palau, and the US Virgin Islands.

“This $1.2 billion federal investment will improve our country’s airport infrastructure, upgrade security, and reinforce development in neighborhood networks, which is particularly significant as the economy recuperates from Coronavirus,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.

Read more: US gives COVID-19 Direction for Airline – Transportation Secretary

A complete listing of grants and an interactive map of airports receiving funding is available on the FAA website. The complete incorporates over $1 billion from the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and $152 million in Covid Help, Alleviation, and Economic Security (CARES) Act grant to rise to a 100% federal share.

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