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.

U.S. Airports to Receive $8 Billion to Help Pay Bills as Travel Recovers

U.S. airports are set to receive $8 billion in government grants to help them emerge from the coronavirus pandemic that decimated travel last year. The grants announced by the Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday, which were included in the $1.9 trillion stimulus package approved in March, will help ease financial burdens until travel fully recovers, airports