WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced that the Ankeny Regional and Davenport Municipal airports will receive a total of $3,203,322 from the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for runway improvements. Harkin is a senior member of the Appropriations subcommittee that funds these initiatives.

"Transportation is key to Iowa's economy and this funding will help keep our airports safe and in compliance with FAA standards," said Harkin.  "Investing in our regional airports means investing in local economic development and job creation. I congratulate the Ankeny and Davenport airports on this competitive funding and I look forward to the improvements it will generate."

Ankeny Regional Airport - $1,363,457 to relocate a road and allow the full use of Runway 4/22.
Davenport Municipal Airport - $1,839,865 to reconstruct a deteriorating runway.


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