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Lautenberg, Menendez Announce Millions In Grants For North Jersey Airports
Newark Airport, Morristown, Sussex, Essex Airports To Receive Federal FundsPress Office (202) 224-3224
Monday, July 23, 2007
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has allocated millions of dollars in grants for four New Jersey airports.
“We must do all we can to make our airports safe for passengers while making necessary investments in infrastructure. These grants will go a long way toward easing traffic congestion, enhancing runway safety, improving airport capacity and preventing accidents at large and small airports in New Jersey,” said Sen. Lautenberg.
“These grants should help to make air travel in our state safer and easier. Improvements at these airports mean more safety for travelers and more economic development of our state,” said Sen. Menendez.
The four New Jersey airports that will receive FAA grants: