WASHINGTON, D.C., (WSFA) - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a total of $7,655,565 to 34 regional airports in Alabama for infrastructure improvements.
"Investing in the infrastructure of Alabama's regional airports will not only provide the safest and most efficient transportation services for Alabamians, but also ensure that the area remains desirable for residents and businesses," said Shelby. "This grant will provide funding to help Alabama's regional airports make improvements that are necessary to accommodate those traveling to, from, and through our great state."
Of the $7,655,565 awarded to Alabama, the following airports will receive funding: