06-25-19 US Senator Gardner Announces $8.2 Million in Airport Infrastructure Grants

US Senator Gardner Announces $8.2 Million in Airport Infrastructure Grants

Washington, D.C. – Today Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $8.2 million in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants to four airports in Colorado. The funding includes a $4.6 million grant to Eagle County Regional Airport for a deicing pad.

“I am excited to announce this important funding for several of our airports across Colorado,” said Sen. Gardner. “Modernizing our infrastructure and transportation systems is important for our quality of life and our economy. I will continue my efforts to support Colorado’s transportation priorities at the federal level.”

The Colorado grants include awards of:

·         $232,891 to Akron-Colorado Plains Regional Airport

·         $3.1 million to Denver International Airport 

·         $4.6 million to Eagle County Regional Airport 

·         $162,000 to Loveland Northern Colorado Regional Airport

More information on the grants can be found here.

Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy