On Monday, the state announced $20.5 million in funding for 29 airport projects across New York unde the Aviation Capital Grant Program.
Projects funded under this initiative include security checkpoint enhancements, acquisition of ground service and maintenance equipment, terminal modernization and expansion, and construction of airplane hangar facilities.
The following local airports were a part of the grant program:
- Oswego County Airport was awarded $1.08 million for terminal building construction.
- Griffiss International Airport was awarded $1.5 million to convert a hangar for community college aviation school.
- Watertown International Airport was awarded $1.5 million to construct a new hangar for air ambulance services.