US DoT announces USD205m in supplemental funding for small airports in 34 US states

    US Department of Transportation (DoT) Secretary Elaine Chao announced (27-Sep-2018) USD205 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants to small airports in 34 US states. This funding is in addition to the USD3.31 billion awarded in regular Airport Improvement Programme funding during FY2018. Projects the funding will support include runway reconstruction and rehabilitation, and the maintenance of taxiways, aprons, and terminals. US Congress provided the supplemental funding through the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018. [more – original PR]