OKLAHOMA CITY – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $840 million in airport infrastructure grants, with nearly $10 million going to three different airports in Oklahoma City.
The more than $800 million in infrastructure grants is the first allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States.
“This significant investment in airport improvements at these Oklahoma City airports will fund construction and rehabilitation projects that will help maintain high levels of safety in U.S. aviation,” said U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.
The grants for Oklahoma City airports include:
- Will Rogers World Airport
- Acquire snow removal equipment and surface rehabilitation
- Wiley Post Airport
- Reconstruct taxiway lighting, rehabilitate taxiway
- Clarence E. Page Municipal
- Conduct Study
According to the FAA, a total of 432 grants in 47 states will fund infrastructure projects at 381 airports around the country.