In May, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced Atlantic City International Airport and Ocean County Airport will receive a combined total of $8,400,000 in federal funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to make much-needed repairs and improvements.
“New Jersey’s airports are vital to our nation’s transportation system and are an economic driver in our state,” said Sen. Menendez. “Investing in our aging infrastructure keeps our families safe, creates good jobs, and allows travel to continue running smoothly.”
Today, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $6,241,100 in federal funding grants for safety and infrastructure upgrades at several New Jersey airports.
The following airports received grants:
- $3,853,900 to reconstruct the taxiway and lighting at Trenton Mercer Airport
- $609,060 to widen the runway and construct taxiway at South Jersey Regional Airport
- $405,000 to remove obstructions at South Jersey Regional Airport
- $500,000 to improve airport erosion control at Ocean City Municipal Airport
- $300,000 to make runway improvements to enhance the safety of operations at Morristown Municipal Airport
- $242,640 to construct a new apron at Lakewood Airport
- $193,000 to rehabilitate the taxiway at Woodbine Municipal Airport
- $70,000 to rehabilitate the apron at Greenwood Lake Airport
- $67,500 to conduct an environmental study at Greenwood Lake Airport