(Willmar MN-) The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced today the award of $26.3 million in Federal Aviation Administration grants to 14 greater Minnesota airports. This is the final round of FAA funding issued in 2019 to maintain and improve aviation infrastructure throughout the state.
“This essential funding will help secure safe, efficient air operations for airports serving greater Minnesota,” said Cassandra Isackson, MnDOT Office of Aeronautics director. “The grants will be used primarily to preserve pavements and complete plans to address the needs of greater Minnesota communities.”
Minnesota projects and funding included in these FAA grant awards included the
Wilmar Municipal Airport (BDH) – $907,429 to for runway and taxiway rehabilitation.