Harkin Announces $11.5 Million for Iowa Air Services Print
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Written by Sen. Tom Harkin   
Tuesday, 05 June 2012 13:27
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced that 27 Municipal Airports and airport services have been awarded a total of $11,515,836 from the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration. Harkin is a member of the Appropriations subcommittee that funds the DOT.

“Ensuring Iowa’s municipal airports have the resources they need to update, repair, or replace their facilities is important to maintain safety and efficiency.   These airports are important for employers and the operation of companies in local communities,” said Harkin. “The multiple communities affected by these grants will use this funding for a wide variety of activities that will support aviation across the state.”

Details of the funding are as follows:

Arthur N Nue, Carroll-$236,700 for the acquisition of replacement snow removal equipment.

Atlantic Municipal Airport-$510,763 to assist meeting design standards.

Clinton Municipal Airport-$281,146 for the rehabilitation of existing apron pavement.

Creston Municipal Airport-$412,408 to enhance access to the airport.

Davenport Municipal Airport-$233,500 for the rehabilitation of existing runway pavement.

Decorah Municipal Airport-$375,547 for taxiway construction.

Decorah Municipal Airport-$67,500 to update the existing master plan for future airport needs.

Forest City Municipal Airport-$216,000 for the rehabilitation of existing taxiway pavement.

Grinnell Regional Airport-$351,000 for the rehabilitation of existing taxiway pavement.

Guthrie County Regional Airport-$382,500 for construction of a hangar building.

Independence Municipal Airport-$52,200 to update the existing master plan for future airport needs.

James G. Whiting Memorial Field-$585,000 for construction of a hangar building.

Keokuk Municipal Airport-$4,106,172 for the rehabilitation of existing runway pavement.

Mason City Municipal Airport-$886,604 for the rehabilitation of existing parking lot pavement.

Mount Pleasant Municipal Airport-$138,485 for the rehabilitation of existing taxiway pavement.

Muscatine Municipal Airport-$129,088 for the rehabilitation of existing taxiway pavement.

Muscatine Municipal Airport-$50,400 for the removal of obstructions on runway.

Northeast Iowa Regional Airport-$45,000 for the evaluation of environmental issues related to proposed extension of a runway.

Oelwein Municipal Airport-$31,500 to update the existing master plan for future airport needs.

Pocahontas Municipal Airport-$29,251 for the rehabilitation of existing runway pavement.

Red Oak Municipal Airport-$142,106 for the replacement of snow removal equipment.

Sac City Municipal Airport-$50,400 for a new runway vertical/visual guidance system.

Schenck Field, Clarinda-$313,920 for the rehabilitation of runway lighting system.

Sioux Gateway/Col. Bud Day Field-$360,000 for the rehabilitation of existing taxiway pavement.

Vinton Veterans Memorial Airpark-$43,290 for the rehabilitation of existing runway pavement.

Waterloo Regional Airport-$967,856 for the rehabilitation of runway lighting system.

Webster City Municipal Airport-$517,500 for the construction of a hangar building.