08.31.04

Schumer: Buffalo-Lancaster Airport To Receive Over $58,000

Money will be used to construct a T-Hanger building

US Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that the US Department of Transportation has awarded $58,898 in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants to BuffaloLancaster Airport for airport building constructions.

Safe and secure air service, both private and commercial, is a critical engine of Western New York's continued economic growth, said Schumer. This funding will improve the flow of aircraft traffic and safety at the BuffaloLancaster Airport so that it can meet today's modern aviation demands.

BuffaloLancaster Airport will use the funds to construct a THanger building to house small and private jets.

Schumer also announced that the US Department of Transportation will provide $300,000 for the Syracuse Suburban Airport to conduct an airport master plan study and rehabilitate a runway. The Lake Placid Airport will also receive $93,571 to conduct an environmental assessment in the airport's master plan study.



Previous Article Next Article