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SIOUX GATEWAY AMONG IOWA AIRPORTS RECEIVING FUNDING

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SIOUX GATEWAY AIRPORT IS AMONG THOSE IN THE STATE RECEIVING PART OF SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS IN FUNDING APPROVED BY THE IOWA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION FOR THE 2022 STATE AVIATION PROGRAM.

D-O-T AVIATION PROGRAM MANAGER, SHANE WRIGHT, SAYS FOUR MILLION DOLLARS IS FOR SAFETY INITIATIVES AND PLANNING, AND THE REST OF THE MONEY IS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT:

AIRPORT1 OC……..IN BETWEEN” :18

SIOUX GATEWAY AIRPORT WAS AWARDED $134,800 IN FUNDING FOR TERMINAL IMPROVEMENTS.

WRIGHT SAYS. THE AIRPORT FUNDING IS A MIX OF FEDERAL MONEY AND ALSO TAXES AND FEES PAID AT THE AIRPORTS.

THOSE FEES DROPPED ALONG WITH TRAFFIC DURING THE PANDEMIC — BUT HE SAYS THINGS HAVE TURNED AROUND.

AIRPORT2 OC…….LAST YEAR” :08

LE MARS WAS AWARDED $19-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A FENCE EXTENSION PROJECT AND SAC CITY RECEIVED OVER $21,000 TOWARDS HANGAR REHABILITATION.