Three extra Virginia airports have been chosen to obtain federal funding.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine of Virginia introduced right now that $6.7 million by the Division of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration’s Fiscal 12 months 2023 Airport Enchancment Program (AIP) will go to Winchester Regional Airport, Ronald Reagan Washington Worldwide Airport and Newport Information/Williamsburg Worldwide Airport.
“Virginia’s airports serve 1000’s of flyers each day and we’re thrilled to ship funding that may make journey by Virginia safer, extra handy and extra accessible for all,” the Senators mentioned. “This funding will permit our Commonwealth’s airports to begin essential upkeep and planning initiatives that may assist meet their communities’ wants for years to return.”
Winchester Regional Airport will obtain $360,000 for the development of a taxiway. Ronald Reagan Washington Worldwide Airport in Arlington will obtain $5 million for the development of a taxiway. Newport Information’ worldwide airport will obtain $1,350,000 to fund an replace to its grasp plan.
Final month, it was introduced that Luray Caverns Airport will obtain greater than $1 million courtesy of AIP. Earlier in 2023, greater than $29 million was introduced to go to enhancements at Washington Dulles Worldwide Airport (IAD), Norfolk Worldwide Airport (ORF, and Richmond Worldwide Airport (RIC).
Practically $400 million may also go towards funding for numerous airports in Virginia by the Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act.