WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that Erie-Ottawa International Airport has been awarded $194,358 by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to construct a 600 foot taxiway to expand access for aircraft hangars.

“This federal investment is great news for the region and will enhance operations at Erie-Ottawa International Airport,” Brown said. “These improvements will go a long way in sustaining travel in and out of the airport for area residents and businesses.”