Tag: aviation

Airports Receive Nearly $1B in Infrastructure Grants to Meet ‘Surging’ Travel Demand

With air traffic poised to reach or beat pre-pandemic levels this year, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding nearly $1 billion from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to 99 airports of all shapes and sizes across the country. The funding helps meet the growing demand for air travel and invests in key areas to help […]

FAA Awards $371M in Airport Improvement Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded $371 million for airfield, safety, and other improvement projects at 169 airports in 40 states across the country. This is the third announcement of awards for the 2022 Airport Improvement Program (AIP), which funds a variety of projects such as construction of new and improved airport […]

U.S. Dominates List of World’s Top 10 Busiest Airports

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport regained its title as the world’s busiest airport for passenger traffic in 2021, after losing the top spot to China’s Guangzhou Bai Yun International Airport in 2020, according to a new report from the Airports Council International (ACI) World. The trade association’s report, which lists the top 10 busiest airports worldwide for […]

FAA Offering $1B for Airport Improvement Projects

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has opened the application process for airports to submit projects for the first $1 billion of the Airport Terminal Program funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The grant will fund safe, sustainable, and accessible airport terminals; on-airport rail access projects; and airport-owned airport traffic control towers. Projects may also include multimodal […]

N.Y. Officials Cut Ribbon on $4B LaGuardia Airport Project

New York officials recently celebrated the completion of new facilities at LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B, marking a major milestone in the terminal’s $4 billion transformation. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul; Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Executive Director Rick Cotton and Chairman Kevin O’Toole; LaGuardia Gateway Partners CEO Frank Scremin; New York City […]