CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland Hopkins International Airport will receive $20M in grant funding for construction and rehabilitation projects.
According to the FAA, the grand total of $495M will go toward runway reconstruction/rehabilitation, construction of firefighting facilities, and the maintenance of taxiways, aprons, and terminals.
The funding for Cleveland Hopkins International Airport will be split into 4 separate projects:
- $14,931,937 - Construct Taxiway
- $3,238,526 - Acquire Snow Removal Equipment
- $2,125,807 - Construct Runway
- $142,497 - Construct Taxiway
The Akron-Canton Regional Airport will also receive $438,000 to acquire snow removal equipment.
The plan is to make the airports more equipped to handle emergency situations and become more efficient overall.