Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced that the Reno-Tahoe Airport was awarded a $20,531,250 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for runway rehabilitation. Including this latest grant, Senator Reid has secured more than $370 million in federal funds for Reno-Tahoe Airport to date.
In addition, Senator Reid also announced that Minden-Tahoe Airport was awarded $834,098 in DOT funding to install perimeter fencing and rehabilitate runway lighting.
“The Reno-Tahoe Airport is one of Nevada’s most important economic hubs, and these funds represent a significant investment in the state’s continued growth and success. Upgrading Nevada airports means expanding opportunity for Nevada’s economy,” Reid said. “Travel and tourism are the lifeblood of the Silver State, and I have made improving Nevada’s airports and roads one of my top priorities. I thank the Department of Transportation for working with me to strengthen Nevada’s infrastructure and economy.”