FAA Grants Boost Indiana Airports

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(Image of Starke County Airport courtesy of Jeff Dixon) (Image of Starke County Airport courtesy of Jeff Dixon)
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Seven airports throughout the state have received funding for improvements from the Federal Aviation Administration. The Airport Improvement Program involves funds for infrastructure maintenance and improvements that support safety, capacity, security and the environment.

The most recent round supports projects in 31 states and totals $162.4 million. Indiana's portion amounts to nearly $3 million and involves projects including:

  • Fort Wayne's Smith Field Airport - nearly $170,000 to remove obstructions
  • French Lick Municipal Airport - more than $27,000 install runway grooves
  • Goshen Municipal Airport - more than $190,000 to install perimeter fencing
  • Indianapolis Downtown Heliport - $150,000 to construct a fuel farm
  • Indianapolis International Airport - $1 million for zero emissions vehicle infrastructure
  • Starke County Airport in Knox nearly - $520,000 to extend the runway
  • Indianapolis Executive Airport in Zionsville - nearly $920,000 to install perimeter fencing and conduct a wildlife assessment

You can connect to the full list of funds through this AIP round by clicking here.

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