Local airports get more than $1.6 million in federal funds for improvements
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Airports in Aiken, Barnwell and Saluda counties are among facilities across the country that will share in more than $273 million in safety and infrastructure grants being distributed through the Federal Aviation Administration.
The grants will be used for a variety of critical infrastructure and safety projects at facilities, including these in South Carolina:
- The Barnwell Regional Airport will get $1.03 million to improve, modify and rehabilitate the building, rehabilitate the apron and rehabilitate the taxi lane.
- The Saluda County Airport will get $416,666 to reconstruct the apron and taxiway.
- The Aiken Regional Airport will get $166,666 to expand the apron, where planes and airport vehicles are parked for loading and unloading, refueling and maintenance.
No Georgia airports are on the list for grants.
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