05-01-20 U.S. Senator Gardner Welcomes $2.7 Million in FAA Grants for Colorado Airports

U.S. Senator Gardner Welcomes $2.7 Million in FAA Grants for Colorado Airports

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, applauded the announcement that four Colorado airports will receive a combined total of $2,720,285 in grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for maintenance and improvements. A portion of these grants was permitted under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was signed into law on March 27, 2020.

“Colorado’s local airports are critical to our smaller communities and rural areas,” said Senator Gardner. “I’m pleased to see this important funding will be delivered to four airports, which will go toward infrastructure and planning projects that will enable the airports to make improvements and ultimately lead to better service for Coloradans.”

You can read more about Senator Gardner’s actions to protect Coloradans from COVID-19 here.

The airport grants include awards of:

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.