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Ithaca, Syracuse airports awarded FAA grants

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The Federal Aviation Administration yesterday announced nearly $65M in improvement grants awarded to airports across New York State, including those in Ithaca and Syracuse.

Ithaca Tompkins Regional will get more than $957k to:

  • Rehabilitate Taxiway Lighting
  • Acquire Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Safety Equipment
  • Acquire Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Vehicle

For Syracuse Hancock International, $15.3M will be used to:

  • Install Runway Sensors
  • Rehabilitate Runway
  • Rehabilitate Runway Lighting

Grants are a 100% Federal share and come from both the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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