Fort Wayne airport gets federal grant

June 12th, 2018

Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly

The Fort Wayne International airport will receive a grant of $5.4 million for a runway rehabilitation project, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced.

A total of $17 million is being awarded to six Indiana airports as part of the DOT's infrastructure improvement program. The Fort Wayne grant is the largest of those awarded in the state in this round of funding.

Other grants are going to:

  • Anderson Municipal-Darlington Field, $2.7 million for runway rehabilitation and lighting;
  • Gary/Chicago International, $4.75 million for runway rehabilitation;
  • Eagle Creek Airpark (Indianapolis), $2.8 million for taxiway construction;
  • Kokomo Municipal, $360,000 for taxiway rehabilitation; and
  • Paoli Municipal, $832,500 for runway extension.
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