Five airports in the Second District will receive a total of $1,753,451 to make improvements. These funds come from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) grant program.
Specifically, each airport will receive:
Clinton – $613,796 to build a new terminal building to replace to old non-ADA compliant building;
Mt. Pleasant- $203,515 to construct a new equipment building to house the new snow removal equipment;
Ft. Madison – $258,300 to reconstruct the deteriorated access road;
Southeast Iowa Regional Airport (Burlington) – $299,840 to acquire land for approaches;
Newton – $378,000 to expand the existing runway.