06.28.16

Gardner Announces $5.9 Million in Grants for Denver International Airport

Fort Morgan, Durango-La Plata, Yuma, Spanish Peaks Airports Also Receive Grant Money

Washington, DC – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced today that Denver International Airport, along with several other Colorado airports, will receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants.

Denver International Airport will receive $5,972,434 for taxiway rehabilitation; Fort Morgan Municipal airport will receive $118,755 to produce an airport master plan study; Durango-La Plata County Airport will receive $215,000 for taxiway rehabilitation; Yuma Municipal Airport will receive $118,755 to produce an airport master plan study; and Spanish Peaks Airfield Airport will receive $200,000 to install airport beacons. 

“I’m pleased several Colorado airports will receive FAA grants, including more than $5.9 million for DIA,” said Gardner. “DIA, along with other airports throughout the state, are vital to the Colorado communities they serve, and it is important the FAA recognizes their benefits. I will continue to be a champion for Colorado at the federal level and ensure the state and local communities are receiving the resources they need.”

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Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.

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