FAA awards over $1 million in infrastructure grants to Southwest Louisiana Airports

(Lake Charles Regional Airport)
Updated: Jul. 9, 2019 at 11:05 AM CDT
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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will be awarding $477 million to airports across the U.S. for infrastructure grants.

The funds are a part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program which provides funding for airports across the country.

The list of airports receiving grants in Southwest Louisiana include:

  • $300,000 to Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles to reconstruction a taxiway.
  • $105,000 to Southland Field in Sulphur to rehabilitate an apron and taxiway.
  • $1,000,000 to Lake Charles Regional Airport to improve the terminal building.

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