LIMA – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, Ohio, announced Thursday that three airports in the area will receive grants issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The Allen County Regional Airport Administration and the Board of Commissioners received $ 141,660 to install a precision approach applicator replacement for runway 10 to improve access to the runway and make the airport more accessible. The Auglais County Board of Commissioners received $ 287,751 to update the current master plan study to meet the future needs of the local airport. Putnam County Airport Administration and the Board of Commissioners received $ 250,200 to perform sealing, repair cracks and fill joints on the existing surface of the airport platform, sidewalk and taxi lane to extend the life of this pavement.
These grants are part of more than $ 4.6 million in FAA grants to six government agencies in northwestern Ohio, all aimed at repairing and improving infrastructure at their airports.