WASHINGTON, D.C. - Dozens of Indiana airports have received millions in Federal Aviation Administration grants for various improvement projects. The FAA awarded $586 million in infrastructure grants, included in the $3.18 billion Airport Improvement Program. 

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao says this round of funding includes 217 grants to 181 airports across the country. 

“These airport investments will create jobs in local communities, upgrade reliability, and further improve safety of air travel for the flying public,” said Secretary Chao.

The Indiana recipients are:

  • Anderson Municipal-Darlington Field:    $4,203,934    Rehabilitate Runway 
  • Tri-State Steuben County (Angola):    $349,439    Install Perimeter Fencing 
  •  De Kalb County (Auburn):    $121,584     Extend Runway
  • Virgil I Grissom Municipal:    $90,238    Construct Taxiway
  •  Monroe County:    $579,830     Acquire Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Vehicle
  •  Columbus Municipal:     $995,400    Rehabilitate Taxiway 
  •  Mettel Field (Connersville):     $150,000     Rehabilitate Runway 
  • Crawfordsville Municipal:     $150,000      Acquire Land For Approaches
  • Hendricks County-Gordon Graham Field (Danville):    $79,560     Construct Terminal Building
  •  Delphi Municipal:     $550,000     Extend Runway 
  • Elkhart Municipal:    $577,413     Remove Obstructions 
  •  Evansville Regional:    $1,770,379    Improve Terminal Building
  • Fort Wayne International:   $5,440,720     Rehabilitate Runway 
  •  Smith Field (Ft. Wayne):   $451,048    Light Obstructions 
  •  French Lick Municipal:    $209,997    Groove Runway 
  • Gary/Chicago International:   $5,216,275    Rehabilitate Runway 
  • Goshen Municipal:    $67,495    Rehabilitate Taxiway 
  • Greensburg Municipal:   $ 412,500     Construct Runway 
  •  Indy South Greenwood:    $383,490     Construct Taxiway
  • Huntington Municipal:    $150,000      Rehabilitate Runway 
  • Eagle Creek Airpark:    $ 2,825,000    Construct Taxiway
  •  Indianapolis Downtown:   $150,000     Construct Fuel Farm 
  • Indianapolis International:   $2,441,530     Reconstruct Taxiway
  • Indianapolis International:    $630,513      Acquire Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Vehicle
  • Indianapolis International:    $262,500     Conduct Noise Compatibility Plan Study
  •  Indianapolis International:    $12,112,321     Construct Taxiway, Rehabilitate Runway, Rehabilitate Runway Lighting, etc.
  •  Indianapolis International:    $112,500     VALE Infrastructure
  • State of Indiana (Indianapolis):    $181,996      Update State System Plan Study
  • Clark Regional (Jeffersonville):    $736,356      Extend Runway, Install Airfield Guidance Signs, Rehabilitate Taxiway Lighting
  • Kendallville Municipal:    $759,826     Construct Building
  • Starke County:    $882,900     Extend Runway 
  • Kokomo Municipal:     $522,000     Rehabilitate Taxiway
  • La Porte Municipal:     $99,900     Rehabilitate Apron, Rehabilitate Taxiway
  • Logansport/Cass County:     $150,000     Rehabilitate Runway Lighting 
  • Madison Municipal:   $53,100    Conduct Miscellaneous Study
  • Marion Municipal:    $759,600    Construct Taxiway
  •  Indianapolis Regional (McCordsville):    $862,472     Rehabilitate Apron
  • Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field:    $339,722     Conduct Environmental Study, Update Miscellaneous Study
  •  White County (Monticello):    $210,600    Conduct Environmental Study, Conduct Miscellaneous Study, Remove Obstructions 
  • Delaware County Regional (Muncie):    $925,561    Rehabilitate Runway Lighting ,Rehabilitate Taxiway Lighting
  • New Castle-Henry Co Municipal:     $147,330    Acquire Snow Removal Equipment, Wildlife Hazard Assessments
  • North Vernon:    $150,000    Construct Taxiway, Remove Obstructions 
  • Paoli Municipal:    $832,500    Extend Runway 
  • Peru Municipal:     $272,422     Install Airfield Guidance Signs, Install Miscellaneous NAVAIDS 
  • Portland Municipal:    $150,000     Extend Runway
  •  Richmond Municipal:    $150,000    Rehabilitate Taxiway, Wildlife Hazard Assessments
  • Salem Municipal:    $1,436,063     Construct Runway
  • South Bend International:    $1,985,354     Install Airfield Guidance Signs
  • South Bend International:    $592,264     Acquire Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Vehicle
  • Sullivan County:     $418,564     Improve Fuel Farm
  • Terre Haute Regional:    $545,762     Rehabilitate Taxiway
  • Porter County Regional (Valparaiso):     $300,000     Construct Taxiway
  • Wabash Municipal:     $27,000     Rehabilitate Taxiway
  • Warsaw Municipal:    $144,000     Rehabilitate Runway 
  • Daviess County (Washington):    $990,480     Construct Taxiway
  • Randolph County (Winchester):     $479,122    Construct Building