FAA awards infrastructure grants to two Nebraska airports

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The Federal Aviation Administration recently awarded Airport Terminal Program Grants, funded through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, to two Nebraska airports to support terminal modernization efforts.

Omaha Eppley Airport will receive $20.9 million.

“These funds will support the next phase of Terminal Entrance Drive improvements at Eppley Airfield,” Dave Roth, Omaha Airport Authority CEO, said. “Nebraska travelers and visitors will benefit from this good news with increased capacity, improved throughput, and an enhanced customer experience for decades to come,”

Lincoln Airport will receive $414,900.

“The revitalization and modernization of the terminal building at the Lincoln Airport is a critical component of the Airport’s long-range strategic plan,” David Haring, Lincoln Airport executive director, said. “The recently awarded grant will further cement the ability of the terminal to serve the Airport for decades to come. We appreciate the efforts of Sen. Fischer in helping to provide critical infrastructure to the residents of Lincoln and Southeast Nebraska.”

Nebraska has received $1.3 billion through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, including $5 million to repair and upgrade ports and waterways; $64.4 million to replace and modernize airports; $75 million to provide clean and safe drinking water; and $904 million for roads, bridges, roadway safety, and major projects.