Funding will be used to extend taxiway
With this funding, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport has received nearly $10 million since the start of 2021
Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) is announcing that Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport is receiving $7,257,967 in new infrastructure funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). This grant is an award from the Airport Improvement Program.
“This $7.25 million award for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport adds to the flow of much-needed funds for the airport that connects Northeastern Pennsylvania to the country and the world,” said Senator Casey. “As the airport makes critical infrastructure upgrades, this funding will ensure its taxiways keep aircraft moving swiftly and efficiently.”
This funding will be used to extend the airport’s taxiways to ensure smooth operations. With this funding, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport has received a total of $9,727,967 in federal investments since the start of 2021.