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FAA awards nearly $628M in safety grants

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded more than $627.7 million through the fiscal year 2021 Airport Improvement Program to airports nationwide for infrastructure and safety projects.

The agency awarded 449 grants to 390 airports in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and the Federated States of Micronesia. Awards range from $45,000 to $33.5 million.

The program promotes infrastructure, security, environmental stewardship, efficiency, and safety. The program funds projects such as airport lighting, airport markings, airport signage, runways, and taxiways.

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