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3 Vermont airports get nearly $1m in project grants

July 9, 2019

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says three Vermont airports will get almost $1 million for infrastructure projects.

The grants announced Monday by Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will fund construction and rehabilitation projects.

The Morrisville-Stowe State Airport in Morrisville will be receiving $54,000 and the Northeast Kingdom International Airport in Newport will receive $297,000 in grants to acquire easements for approaches. The Franklin County State Airport in Swanton will be receiving $608,000 to install perimeter fencing.

The Vermont grants are part of a series of $495 million in grants that are the second allotment of $3.2 billion for the airport improvement program.

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