This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Department of Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg and Federal Aviation Administrator Stephen Dickson, urging them to prioritize infrastructure funding for several critical projects...
Last week, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., announced that $21,711,252 in new federal funds under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act are headed to Tampa International Airport: “The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will help...
This week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will send $14 million to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to help it recover from the pandemic. The funds come from...
“This federal funding is a critical part of our efforts to help Central Florida recover swiftly from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Murphy. “As more Americans get vaccinated and return to air travel, our local airports must have the support they need to keep workers employed, businesses open, and our tourism economy thriving.”
The action comes as Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko forced a passenger plane, en route to Lithuania from Greece, to land in Minsk so he could detain Belarusian activist Roman Protasevich.
The grant, provided through the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), will specifically fund the installation of a runway vertical guidance system and runway rehabilitation.
The three members of Congress announced that Orlando International Airport (MCO) is getting more than $41.5 million and Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) will get more than $5.5 million from the FAA.
The funds come from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants. Chao announced 80 airports in 25 states will get $335 million from the FAA.
Chao announced that the Trump administration will send more than $1.2 billion to 405 airports across the nation. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants will be used for infrastructure and safety improvements.
On Monday, Rubio joined more than 25 senators led by U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Mary., and U.S. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., and is sending a letter to DOT and FAA urging them to fully implement two aviation workforce grant programs that were authorized in the 2018 FAA Reauthorization bill.
Chao announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will send more than $273 million for airport safety and infrastructure grants to 41 states and the District of Columbia, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, Palau and Puerto Rico.
Wilson hosted a conference call with several representatives from the agency, Miami International Airport, and local government officials on the matter last week. The FAA extended the comment period through July 24.