The Federal Aviation Administration awarded grants to Ashley Municipal Airport and Barnes County Municipal Airport Authority, the North Dakota delegation announced Monday.
Sens. John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., and Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., said the FAA awarded a $971,100 grant to Ashley Municipal Airport to rehabilitate the airport’s runway, taxiway and apron. A $79,229 grant to Barnes County Municipal Airport Authority will be used for installing a fence around the perimeter of the airport to help protect aircraft from wildlife.
The Federal Aviation Administration awarded grants totaling over $1.5 million to six airports in North Dakota.