Rural airports’ upgrades funded
June 5, 2014
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.
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The Silver Springs Airport won a $384,375 grant to construct a taxiway.