Marana News: Marana Regional Airport to receive $5.5 million grant


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The Marana Regional Airport will receive a $4.5 million grant to repair an aircraft parking apron, and a $1 million grant to repair a taxiway.

The news came as part of U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announcement that the Federal Aviation Administration will award $770.8 million in airport infrastructure grants, the third allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program funding. 

“These Airport Improvement Grants are investments in our country’s critical infrastructure,” Chao said.  “These grants are down payments to ensure Marana Regional Airport remains an economic engine as demand grows...”