Rural airports’ upgrades funded

Airports at Carson City, Fallon, Yerington, Winnemucca, Jackpot and Silver Springs have won FAA grants for improvements, Sen. Harry Reid said last week.

Carson City won a $1.4 million grant for rehabilitation of a runway and parking apron.

Fallon was awarded a $150,000 grant to update its master plan and rehabilitate a runway.

Yerington won a $450,000 grant for rehabilitation of a runway, taxiway and apron.

Winnemucca was awarded $164,063 for installation of airfield guidance signs and an emergency generator.

The Jackpot/Hayden Field Airport won a $130,125 grant for installation of runway lighting.

The Silver Springs Airport won a $384,375 grant to construct a taxiway.

NNBW staff


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