WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday awarded nearly $19 million in infrastructure grants for three airport projects in Utah.
The grants, announced by U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, are part of $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure projects at 127 airports in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.1 comment on this story
Bryce Canyon Airport will receive $5 million to rehabilitate its runway, while Canyonlands Field in Moab will receive $4.75 million to construct a taxiway. The Roosevelt Municipal Airport was awarded $9 million for a runway, taxiway, lighting and drainage improvements.
This second and final increment of supplemental funding was funded through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, which provided an additional $1 billion in funding above the $3.31 billion awarded in the regular Airport Improvement Program funding during fiscal year 2018.