Announcement of more than $2.5M in federal funding for upgrades to infrastructure at GA airports

This week, it was announced that Georgia airports are set to receive over $2.5 million in new federal funding to upgrade their infrastructure.

On Thursday, Senators Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA) and Jon Ossoff (D-GA) declared the grants that were granted through the Airport Infrastructure Grants program of the Federal Aviation Administration, made possible by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

The funds from the awards will be utilized for various purposes like constructing parking lots, upgrading runway infrastructure, and more.

It is the Georgia Department of Transportation that holds the responsibility of allocating the funds.

The airport in Macon is set to undergo some much-needed repairs and upgrades to ensure better safety for all passengers and crew. This exciting development will see a whopping $1 million invested into the renovation of the runway.

The construction of a parking lot at Cairo’s airport will be funded with $110,000.

Both Toccoa and Dublin airports are set to receive a funding boost of $448,000 each. The allocated funds will be used for the improvement of runway infrastructure and installation of lighting systems.

The planning for airport updates at Reidsville’s airport has received a substantial funding of $113,000.

The authorities have allocated $448,000 for the renovation and improvement of the runway at the airport located in Sylvania, Georgia.

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