FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2007
Schumer, Clinton Announce Over $48,000 For Buffalo Airfield
Federal Money Will Be Used to Acquire Easements and Increase Safety
“This is great news for
“The Buffalo Airfield has served countless travelers and businesses during its 60 years in service,” said Senator Clinton. “This funding will help to ensure the continued safe operation of the Airfield for the corporate, recreational and other customers who use it and in turn, provide a continued economic boost for the local businesses that support it and rely on it every day.”
Buffalo Airfield, Inc. will use the grant to acquire easements for the Runway 6/24 Protection Zone and increase land commitment credit at the Airfield. The acquisition of easements will allow the airport to control the land and allow for future obstruction removal, increasing overall safety.