Gardner Announces Three FAA Grants to Benefit Colorado Airports

Washington, DC: Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced today the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded three separate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants to Colorado airports. Fremont County Airport will receive $223,675 for taxiway rehabilitation, Montrose Regional Airport will receive $614,045 for taxiway rehabilitation, and Durango-LaPlata County Airport will receive $150,000 for runway rehabilitation. 

“I am pleased the Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration awarded Colorado airports federal grants to improve the airports in three separate counties,” said Gardner. “These local airports serve Colorado communities across our great state and it is important they receive the necessary funds to be properly maintained. I will continue to advocate for Colorado communities at the federal level and ensure our state has the resources it needs.”


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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