KS 1st District Airports Receive DOT Funding
Joe Denoyer - June 13, 2018 4:15 am
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Marshall welcomed the announcement by the Department of Transportation (DOT) that $7.4 million worth of grants will be awarded to Kansas First District Airports.
DOT Secretary Elaine Chao announced the distribution of $677 million in airport infrastructure grants on Friday. Rep Marshall’s district received grants for 16 airports, with Salina Regional Airport receiving the largest single grant for a replacement aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle to assist in meeting safety requirements. This is the DOT’s first allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States
Airports that received funding:
Smith Center- $423,000
Liberal (2 airport projects )- $1,558,222
Hill City- $559,346