Kirkpatrick announces $970,000 in grants for Arizona airports

WASHINGTON – June 3, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Ariz., is pleased to announce nearly $970,000 in critical transportation grants for rural airports in Gila, Graham and Pinal counties.

Gila County: The San Carlos Apache Airport will receive $519,861 for the construction of a fuel facility to assist the airport to be self-sustaining. Click here for more about the grant.

Graham County: The Safford Regional Airport will receive $300,000 for rehabilitation of 6,006 feet of runway to maintain the structural integrity of the pavement and to minimize foreign object debris. Click here for more about the grant.

Pinal County: The Coolidge Municipal Airport will receive $150,000 for rehabilitation of more than 2,000 feet of taxiway pavement, funding the engineering design for the project. Click here for more about the grant.

“Transportation and infrastructure are important ingredients in Arizona’s growth,” said Kirkpatrick, who serves on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. “Grants like these help address local infrastructure needs and ensure that our smaller communities are part of a strong, diverse, stable economy across Arizona.”

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