The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investing 289 million USD in Airport Infrastructure Grants (AIG) under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

This latest round of funding will benefit 129 airports across 40 states, enhancing the safety and efficiency of air travel.

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US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said:

Americans are flying in record numbers, and the Biden-Harris Administration continues to invest in our airports to make travel safer and more convenient for the people who pass through these airports each day. This latest round of funding will support key improvements to terminals, runways, and baggage systems and build on the work this Administration is doing to modernise our aviation infrastructure.

Significant AIG grants include:

  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Arizona: 66.7 million USD for the demolition and preparation of a new 2,100-foot taxiway
  • Philadelphia International Airport, Pennsylvania: 22.2 million USD for taxiway rehabilitation and runway safety enhancements
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Georgia: 30.1 million USD for runway reconstruction
  • Hollywood Burbank Airport, California: 8.2 million USD for the third phase of a new terminal building’s construction
  • Bradley International Airport, Connecticut: 8.8 million USD for runway rehabilitation
  • Northeast Wyoming Regional Airport, Wyoming: 2.2 million USD for new taxi lane construction
  • Palm Beach International Airport, Florida: 17.2 million USD for runway shoulder rehabilitation and taxiway pavement reconstruction
  • Indianapolis International Airport, Indiana: 26.6 million USD for runway reconstruction
  • Knox County Regional Airport, Maine: $1.3 million for taxi lane and apron reconstruction.

The FAA is also accepting project submissions for the Fiscal Year 2025 Airport Terminal Program (ATP), offering about 1 billion USD for safe, sustainable, and accessible airport terminals and related projects.

Shannetta R. Griffin, FAA Associate Administrator for Airports, said:

We’re seeing where our investments are making a real difference for communities across the nation. I encourage airports to take advantage of this opportunity to build modern facilities that are accessible, safe, resilient to climate change impacts and achieve environmental sustainability.

Since 2022, the FAA has announced over 300 projects receiving ATP grants to improve the passenger experience and modernise airport infrastructure. Over 190 terminal projects funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law are currently under construction, with six already completed.

Notable projects include:

  • Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, Arizona: 14.4 million USD to expand and update the terminal, improving energy efficiency and ADA compliance
  • San Diego International Airport, California: 24 million USD for a new energy-efficient terminal with 19 gates
  • Corpus Christi International Airport, Texas: 1.8 million USD to modernise facilities and install energy-efficient systems
  • Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, Tennessee: 5 million USD to add gates, restrooms, and a TSA screening lane
  • Henderson City-County Airport, Kentucky: 219,988 USD for terminal roof replacement
  • Missoula Airport, Montana: 11 million USD for phase two of a new terminal building


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