SHAHEEN: $1.5 MILLION IN TRANSPORTATION FUNDS COMING TO MANCHESTER-BOSTON REGIONAL AIRPORTFebruary 19, 2009
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen today announced that the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport will receive a grant of $1.5 million in U.S. Department of Transportation funding through the Federal Aviation Administration. The funds are designated to the Airport to help fund an update to the airport master plan.
“The Manchester-Boston Regional Airport is an extremely important part of New Hampshire’s economy and plays a vital role in supporting our state’s tourism industry,” said Senator Shaheen. “I’m glad to announce this funding that will help reassess the best use of airport facilities, and I look forward to continuing to work with local and federal officials to ensure that this and other important infrastructure projects receive the support they need.”
The $1.5 million grant will help fund an update to the airport master plan. The study will help determine the best use of airport facilities and the optimal overall operational layout for the major aviation activities at the airport.
For more information on U.S. Department of Transportation grants, please visit www.dot.gov.
Press ContactAlex Reese
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