Fort Wayne, Evansville airports get millions in federal cash to upgrade terminals

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WASHINGTON (WISH) — Evansville and Fort Wayne airports volition person millions successful national grants to amended their terminals and marque different upgrades, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday.

Fort Wayne International Airport volition person $6,505,577, chiefly for enlargement and rehabilitation of the terminal building.

In April, the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority Board approved bids for the 2 projects, which see an enlargement of its westbound terminal and a caller checked container inspection system, expected to outgo $45 million. The $37 cardinal terminal enlargement is the cardinal task successful the airport’s Project Gateway, which adds 2 caller gates successful the terminal building, caller pitchy bridges, an expanded ticketing area, and modernized amenities, INside Indiana Business reported.

Evansville Regional Airport volition person $2,267,344 for the terminal gathering improvements. Other planned improvements astatine the Evansville airdrome volition impact information and firefighting instrumentality and runway improvements.

Other Indiana airports besides received grants, including $1,062,970 for operation of a taxiway astatine the Plymouth Municipal Airport and $956,640 for a zero-emissions conveyance task astatine Indianapolis International Airport.

Other airports successful Indiana receiving wealth see Greensburg Municipal, Indy South Greenwood, Kokomo Municipal, and Porter County Regional Airport successful Valparaiso. A implicit database of Indiana airports receiving grants is disposable successful an interactive map provided by the FAA.

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