Five Airports In Rural Nevada Recieve $2.5 Million In Grants

Aug 15, 2018

Airports in rural Nevada are getting nearly $2.5 million in grants to improve infrastructure needs. Our contributor Kaleb Roedel of the Northern Nevada Business View reports.

Five airports in the Silver State have been awarded grants by the Federal Aviation Administration.

The Carson Airport will get $845,000 dollars to rehabilitate taxiways and access roads as well as update weather reporting equipment.

The Fallon Municipal Airport will get $1 million to reconstruct 16,000 square yards of apron pavement.

The Minden-Tahoe Airport will get $642,188 to construct a new 2,700-foot parallel taxiway. The funds will also help the reconstruction of 7,400 feet of existing runway and three taxiways.

The other two airports are in Southern Nevada and will receive funds for similar rehabilitation projects.