ND Aeronautics Awards $5 Million in Airport Infrastructure Grants
Posted 6/11/21 (Fri)
The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission finalized approximately $5 million in state infrastructure grant allocations to multiple public airports throughout North Dakota. awards are noted on the attached listings which show 102 individual projects have received grant awards at 53 different public-use airports throughout the state.
A majority of the grant allocations are made possible from the Aeronautics Commission’s Special Fund where the primary revenue source is derived from state tax collections on aviation fuel and aircraft sales. These state grants are critical in maintaining the needed infrastructure to support the aviation industry, which is a major contributor to the state’s economy and standard of living.
“These state airport grant allocations will help to supplement the funding of high priority airport projects within North Dakota while at the same time ensuring that our statewide aviation system is being maintained. These grants will also help to create jobs within our communities and will greatly assist our airports as they help our economy rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.” stated Kyle Wanner, the Executive Director of the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission.