Seven Hoosier Airports to Receive Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding $2.26 million to seven Indiana airports. The grants will fund airport safety and infrastructure projects. The funding comes from a $520.5 million national investment in America’s airports.

Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport runway to be upgraded

Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport will receive $600,000 in federal funding toward rehabilitating the airport’s primary runway, replacing pavement. The U.S. Dept. of Transportation will also distribute $15.5 million in federal block grants for small and rural airports across Wisconsin. That’s part of $520.5 million in total federal funding to be given to 287 airports across

New SFO observation deck opens with runway views

A new outdoor observation deck at San Francisco International Airport will offer sweeping views of one of the airport’s busiest areas. SkyTerrace cost $6.3 million to construct and is part of a larger $59 million project funded by SFO that will also see the creation of a new employee, airline and lounge space above Terminal

Portland, Maine’s airport to receive $4.5M for improvements

The federal government is providing nearly $4.5 million for improvements at Maine’s largest airport. The Portland International Jetport has been awarded the money to construct a taxiway to provide runway access. The money is from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Airport Improvement Program.

Hartsfield-Jackson’s south security checkpoint expansion plan advances

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport plans to spend $37.4 million to expand the domestic terminal south checkpoint to help alleviate long lines for security screening. The project will be funded by with short-term debt financing, and bonds or other sources over the long term. The project will add five automated “smart lanes” near Delta Air Lines