Reid Announces Nearly $6,000,000 for Nevada Airports

Las Vegas, NVNevada 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
Tonopah Airport – $574,549
Hawthorne Industrial Airport – $2,715,350
Carson Airport – $1,387,500
Jackpot/Hayden Field – $75,000
Lincoln County Airport – $75,000
Winnemucca Municipal Airport – $408,750

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