Gardner Announces $6.2 Million FAA Grant for San Luis Valley Regional Airport

Washington, D.C. – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) today announced San Luis Valley Regional Airport will receive a $ 6,230,240 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to rehabilitate runway lighting. Gardner has been a strong supporter of the San Luis Valley Regional Airport and sent a letter to the Department of Transportation in support of continued Essential Air Service (EAS) for the airport in Alamosa.


“I’m excited to announce the San Luis Valley Regional Airport will receive over $6.2 million to complete necessary infrastructure upgrades,”said Gardner. “Colorado’s local airports are critical to our rural communities and provide small businesses the opportunity to quickly access urban areas. I’m excited that this particular grant will benefit thousands of people living in counties across southern Colorado that rely on this airport every day.”



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 Budget Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy and Subcommittee on Energy.

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