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Funding will be used to purchase snow removal equipment for runway

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe is receiving $813,096 in federal funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The funding will be used to acquire snow removal equipment to keep the airport serviceable during snow periods.

“There’s nothing more frustrating than having a flight delayed or cancelled because of weather,” said Senator Casey. “With this funding, Arnold Palmer Regional Airport will be able to better serve the people of Westmoreland County and the entire region in the winter months by allowing for safe and efficient snow removal on the runway.”

In addition to this funding, the Arnold Palmer Regional airport has already received $1,705,533 from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), bringing the total amount of funding the airport has received from IIJA to $2,518,629.