The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on 14 August announced a new set of infrastructure grants for airports across the United States. The latest tranche under the FAA Airport Improvement Program (AIP), totalling USD162.4 million, will be allocated to 72 airports in 31 states.
Beneficiaries include Pittsburgh International, where USD12.3 million will be used to construct a de-icing pad; Cleveland-Hopkins International, with USD7.3 million to purchase snow removal equipment; and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, which will receive USD3.2 million to purchase six zero-emission vehicles, and to build the associated infrastructure for charging stations. Many of the remaining awards involve runway repair or extension.
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