Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Maine Airports to Receive Federal Aviation Administration Grants

Three Maine airports are receiving grants, totaling $401,923, from the Federal Aviation Administration.

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree made the announcement in a written statement Tuesday.

The money will be used to improve runways.

Brunswick Executive Airport will receive $116,465 to rehabilitate and seal cracks in 16,000 feet of a runway and taxiway to maintain pavement integrity and minimize debris.

Waterville Robert LaFleur Airport is getting $135,458 to acquire land easements to enhance protection on runway approaches.

Knox County Regional Airport was awarded $150,000 to fund an environmental assessment to evaluate impacts related to a runway safety project.

Original article can be found here:  http://wabi.tv

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