US DoT announces USD667m in infrastructure grants for US airports

    US Department of Transportation (US DoT) announced (08-Jun-2018) plans to provide USD677 million in infrastructure grants to 214 airports across 43 states. The 241 grants will fund 346 infrastructure projects that include runways, taxiways, aprons, and terminals. These projects are important to the safety and efficiency of the nation’s system of airports. Funding forms part of the US DoT’s first allotment of the total USD3.2 billion for its airport improvement programme (AIP) for airports across the US. Funding highlights include: