WASHINGTON, D.C. – New federal resources have been awarded to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded a $17.6 million grant improve the taxiway at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
“CVG provides important travel services to Cincinnati-area businesses and visitors,” Brown said. “This funding will improve the safety and efficiency of the airport so it can remain a reliable option for air travelers in Southwest Ohio.”
The airport will receive a $17.6 million grant to be used to rehabilitate an entire 10,000 foot runway and 1,800 feet of another taxiway. The project will occur in two phases beginning September 1, 2012 and ending December 15, 2013. The rehabilitation is part of the Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport’s pavement management program. The total cost of the project will be $23.5 million.