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Sens. Moran, Marshall Announce 23 Grants for Kansas Airports, Liberal Receives $570,000

Joe Denoyer - May 16, 2022 9:57 am

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (Kan.) and Roger Marshall, M.D. today announced 23 U.S. Department of Transportation grants for Kansas airports. These grants will be used to make repairs and upgrades to the airports.

“Local airports help bring economic opportunities and critical resources to communities across Kansas,” said Sen. Moran. “These grants are an investment into regional Kansas airports to make certain they are running safely and efficiently to support interstate commerce and travel to and from Kansas.”

“Airports throughout our state provide essential services and expand business opportunities for Kansans,” said Sen. Marshall. “Through these grants, each of these airports will be able to make crucial repairs and upgrades. No doubt, the improvements made will allow the airports to better serve Kansas communities, and I’m glad to see this type of investment in our airports.”

Grant Recipients

Allen County Airport: $270,000
Atkinson Municipal Airport: $1,497,012
Atwood-Rawlins County Airport: $150,000
Chanute Martin Johnson Airport: $144,000
Coffey County Airport: $766,000
Dodge City Regional Airport: $750,000
Ellsworth Municipal Airport: $168,660
Fort Scott Municipal Airport: $2,070,000
Freeman Field: $600,000
Garnett Municipal Airport: $45,000
Great Bend Municipal Airport: $225,000
Herington Regional Airport: $270,000
Kearny County Airport: $90,000
Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport: $570,000
Meade Municipal Airport: $162,000
Miami County Airport: $450,000
Moritz Memorial Airport: $459,000
Oakley Municipal Airport: $264,762
Shalz Field Airport: $299,700
Smith Center Memorial: $468,000
Stanton County Municipal Airport: $144,000
Tribune Municipal Airport: $445,500
Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower Airport: $15,305,526


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