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Source: United States Senator for Colorado Cory Gardner

Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, applauded the Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) announcement that eight airports in Colorado will receive a combined total of $2,994,510 in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants to rehabilitate runways, taxiways, lighting, and update airport master plans.

“Colorado’s local airports are critical to our smaller communities and rural areas and I’m pleased the Department of Transportation will award these funds,” said Senator Gardner. “This funding will go toward infrastructure and planning projects that will enable the airports to undertake improvements and ultimately lead to better service for Coloradans. I’ll continue to champion Colorado priorities at the federal level and ensure these communities have access to the appropriate resources.”

The Colorado grants include awards of: