Edgeley, Barnes County Airports Receive Large Grants

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JAMESTOWN (NewsDakota.com) – Airports in Edgeley and Barnes County are among 14 North Dakota airports to receive federal grant money for infrastructure improvements.

North Dakota’s congressional delegation says Tuesday that more than $10.5 million dollars in federal grant funds has been secured for North Dakota airports.

Barnes County Municipal Airport is a recipient of $150,000 in grant money to rehabilitate its taxiway, and Edgeley Municipal Airport received $300,000 to construct a hangar and rehabilitate the runway there.

Hector International Airport in Fargo and Bismarck Municipal Airport each received more than $2.4 million for projects.

The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

North Dakota’s congressional delegation said the grants would be used for a variety of purposes to shore up 14 of the state’s airports. The recipients include:
· $2,874,500 for Hector International Airport in Fargo to construct a taxiway and install a runway visual guidance system
· $2,450,000 for Bismarck Municipal Airport to rehabilitate the apron and to acquire a portable staircase
· $700,000 for Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport in Dickinson to construct a parking lot
· $600,000 for the State of North Dakota to conduct a state system plan study
· $300,000 for Edgeley Municipal Airport to construct a hangar and rehabilitate the runway
· $323,850 for Cavalier Municipal Airport to construct a service road
· $76,000 for Washburn Municipal Airport to support Phase 2 of the terminal construction project
· $150,000 for Barnes County Municipal Airport to rehabilitate the taxiway
· $403,961 for Mott Municipal Airport to support Phase 2 of the hangar construction project
· $975,000 for Hutson Field in Grafton to rehabilitate the runway
· $969,568 for Kenmare Municipal Airport to construct an Access Road extension
· $87,509 for Glen Ullin Regional Airport to update the airport master plan study
· $150,000 for Bottineau Municipal Airport to update the airport master plan study
· $529,288 for Garrison Municipal Airport to update the airport master plan study and rehabilitate the taxiway and runway pavement


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