Washington  (FAA)  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the award of more than $898.9 million in infrastructure and safety projects through the FY2021 Airport Improvement Program (AIP).


Carrington Municipal Airport – Rehabilitate Runway, Rehabilitate Taxiway $116,000

Jamestown Regional Airport – Rehabilitate Taxiway $2,207,432

Oakes Municipal Airport – Rehabilitate Taxiway, Seal Apron Pavement, Surface/Pavement Joints, Seal Runway Pavement, Surface/Pavement Joints, Seal Taxiway Pavement, Surface/Pavement Joints, $555,633

This total includes $113.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding to award all grants at a 100-percent federal share.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, says, “Investing in our nation’s infrastructure is how our country helped spark an aviation industry that now supports millions of jobs.  These Airport Improvement Program grants will help modernize America’s airports and ensure that our air transportation system remains the safest and most efficient in the world.”

Grant projects funded through the Airport Improvement Program promote safety, efficiency, environmental stewardship, infrastructure, and security at the nation’s airports. Today’s announcement includes 488 grants to 447 airports in 49 states and American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands and Puerto Rico. Today also marks the 75th anniversary of the legislation that established federal investment in our Nation’s airport infrastructure.

FAA Administrator Steve Dickson.“These grants represent the legacy and vital role of airport infrastructure grant programs in helping the air transportation system operate safely. Investing in our nation’s infrastructure through AIP grants is a cornerstone of our commitment to safety.”