Federal funding will support rehabilitation at Lehigh Valley International and Allentown Queen City Municipal
Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced over $6 million in federal funding for Lehigh Valley airports. Lehigh Valley International Airport is receiving $4,600,000 to rehabilitate their runway and runway lighting and Allentown Queen City Municipal Airport is receiving $1,646,744 to rehabilitate its runway and taxiway. Both projects will improve airport safety and passenger experience while creating jobs in the Lehigh Valley.
“Pennsylvania’s airports connect us to each other and the rest of the world. Keeping them upgraded is important to improving air travel and supporting economic growth in the Commonwealth. I look forward to seeing the improvements these projects will make for Lehigh Valley International and Allentown Queen City Municipal and I will continue to bring infrastructure investments to the Lehigh Valley to support economic growth and development of the region,” said Senator Casey.
On top of this funding, both airports received funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for Fiscal Year 2022. In December, Senator Casey announced that Lehigh Valley International received $3,556,614 and Allentown Queen City Municipal received $295,000.