August 24, 2016

Warner, Kaine Announce $3.3 Million In Federal Funds For Safety Improvements At Mecklenburg-Brunswick Regional Airport

WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced today that Mecklenburg-Brunswick Regional Airport will receive $3,337,172 in funds from the Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fund the rehabilitation of the airport’s existing runway. Today’s funding was made available through the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program.

“This funding will help the Mecklenburg-Brunswick Airport upgrade its infrastructure so that flyers are provided with the highest degree of safety during their travel,” said Sen. Warner. “As airports in Virginia face challenges in maintaining the quality of services and infrastructure at their facilities, this grant will assist the Mecklenburg-Brunswick region meet the needs of all of their travelers.”

The Airport Improvement Program (AIP) provides grants for the planning and development of public-use airports that are significant to national air transportation.

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