Pittsburgh airport breaks ground on $1.4B improvement

Pittsburgh International Airport officials broke ground this week on a $1.4 billion terminal modernization program, among the largest infrastructure projects in the history of the Pittsburgh region, which will bring a new entrance, 700,000 square-foot terminal, and parking garage to the airport. Expected to open in 2025, the project won’t cost taxpayers as it is

Newark, N.J., airport completes runway upgrade

Newark Liberty International Airport has reopened its main runway five days early after completing a $84.2 million upgrade. The runway, which handles half of the airport’s traffic, was temporarily closed in April and returned to service five days ahead of schedule

Fort Myers, Fla., airport to expand terminal

Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers plans to begin work on a project to add 117,000 square- feet to its terminal while remodeling. The $331 million project will also consolidate security checkpoints as part of the goal to speed operations and accommodate future growth.

Grant awarded for Duluth, Minn., airport work

A $7.3 million federal grant is advancing planned reconstruction of taxiways at Duluth International Airport in Minnesota. The money from the Airport Improvement Program will go toward a projected total of $60 million to $70 million worth of work over five to 10 years.

FAA awards $766m-plus for airport infrastructure

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded upwards of $766 million for improvement projects in 279 airports across 44 states, with American Rescue Plan legislation contributing $100 million and allowing the typical local match requirements to be waived. The Airport Improvement Program distributes almost $3.2 billion each year to fund airport projects around the country.