FAA’s airport infrastructure grants for 2017 expanded July 12 with an additional $185.1 million for 40 US airports, including $54.6 million in discretionary funding for 13 airports, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) said. US airports are entitled to a certain amount of airport improvement program (AIP) grants every year, DOT said, based on passenger volume. Discretionary funds are provided as supplements if an airport’s capital project exceeds its entitlement. FAA will ...

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