August 27, 2013
Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Senator Harry Reid today announced 10 grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation totaling $5,873,649 for rural airports throughout Nevada.
“This is wonderful for Nevada’s rural airports,” said Reid. “ This money will allow the various airports throughout our state to upgrade facilities and make numerous improvements to their runways, parking aprons, and other airfield safety equipment. It is imperative that we continue to invest in infrastructure in Nevada, and we must always make safety a top priority for our aviation community.”
INFORMATION ON SPECIFIC GRANTS
Reno/Stead Airport - $637,500