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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:

Beloit- $150,000

Concordia- $247,447

Salina- $886,500

Syracuse- $301,000

Ulysses- $486,000

Smith Center- $423,000

Liberal (2 airport projects )- $1,558,222

Phillipsburg- $463,973

Leoti- $600,000

Manhattan- $450,000

Herington- $219,141

Hill City- $559,346

Russell- $405,000

Colby- $243,757

Emporia- $360,000

 

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