WASHINGTON, D.C. (WVNS) — More than $273 million in federal funding is coming to airports across the country. Of that, $2,948,456 will be split by airports in West Virginia. The money will be used to increase safety and infrastructure.
“This $273 million federal investment in our nation’s airports will strengthen safety, improve travel, generate jobs, and benefit local communities,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.
Here is the breakdown of funding for West Virginia’s airports:
|City||Airport||Description of Work||Grant Amount|
|Beckley||Raleigh County Memorial||Seal Runway Pavement Surface/Pavement Joints,Seal Taxiway Pavement Surface/Pavement Joints||$368,421|
|Bluefield||Mercer County||Expand Apron||$563,981|
|Clarksburg||North Central West Virginia||Rehabilitate Taxiway Lighting||$1,000,000|
|Logan||Logan County||Reconstruct Perimeter Fencing not Required by 49 CFR 1542,Seal Runway Pavement Surface/Pavement Joints,Seal Taxiway Pavement Surface/Pavement Joints||$227,154|
|Parkersburg||Mid-Ohio Valley Regional||Improve/Modify/Rehabilitate Terminal Building||$562,233|
|Ravenswood||Jackson County||Construct Terminal Building||$60,000|
|Williamson||Appalachian Regional||Construct or Improve Fuel Farm||$166,667|