PORTLAND, MAINE – Seven Maine airports are sharing more than $2 million in federal grants to enhance safety and improve facilities.
The Federal Aviation Administration grants were announced Tuesday in a joint statement by Maine U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King.
The largest chunk, or $1.2 million, is going to Bangor International Airport to fund the replacement of a portion of the floors, ceiling, electrical and heating/ventilation systems in the terminal.
Biddeford Municipal Airport is getting almost $200,000 to fund an environmental assessment related to removing runway obstructions.
Belfast Municipal Airport will receive more than $175,000 to fund an environmental assessment related to future runway construction.
Brunswick Executive Airport; Northern Maine Regional Airport in Presque Isle; Wiscasset Airport; and Houlton International Airport are also sharing in the grants.