Brown Announces More Than $2.5m In New Federal Funds To Improve Conditions At 13 Ohio Airports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced today that $2,504,833 in new federal funding has been awarded to 13 airports in Ohio by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration.  The federal funds will be used for important projects that include runway improvements, guidance system installations, and lighting upgrades.

“These funds will help make needed improvements to Ohio airports,” Brown said.  “This will ensure safe travel for area residents, create jobs, and promote economic development.”

A complete list of airports that will benefit from these funds can be found below:

Airport County City Amount
Ashland County Airport Ashland Ashland 51,000
Neil Armstrong Airport Auglaize Wapakoneta 94,687
Barnesville-Bradfield Airport Belmont Barnesville 112,378
Port Bucyrus-Crawford County Airport Crawford Bucyrus 150,000
Bolton Field Airport Franklin Columbus 71,879
Findlay Airport Hancock Findlay 176,975
Bellefontaine Regional Airport Logan Bellefontaine 300,000
Toledo Express Airport Lucas Toledo 656,450
Putnam County Airport Putnam Ottawa 113,525
Sandusky County Regional Airport Sandusky Fremont 313,700
Seneca County Airport Seneca Tiffin 177,450
Sidney Municipal Airport Shelby Sidney 38,000
Vinton County Airport Vinton McArthur 248,789


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