Burr Announces Over $12 Million for Piedmont Triad Airport Authority

Funds to assist with runway construction and improvement

February 17, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Richard Burr today announced the release of $12,237,916 in federal funding for the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority. The funding will be used for airport expansion and infrastructure improvements. The United States Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration awarded the funds.

"These transportation funds will bring more economic growth and development to the Piedmont Triad region," said Senator Burr. "The funds will help Piedmont Triad International expand its airport operations."

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration funds will be used to provide airfield and infrastructure improvements for the expansion of Federal Express' operations at Piedmont Triad International Airport.

For more information go to https://www.burr.senate.gov.