Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Federal Funding Coming To Newark Airport

Newark Airport
Flickr User Joseph A

Senators Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced more than $6 million in federal funding for the Port Authority of NY/NJ to rehabilitate taxiways at Newark Liberty International Airport and $114,000 for improvements at Lincoln Park Airport.  

The funding, through the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), comes one week after Lautenberg and Menendez announced $18.6 million for runway rehabilitation and safety improvements at other New Jersey airports.

“New Jersey’s economy relies on a safe, efficient transportation system, and this federal funding will keep Newark airport running smoothly,” said Lautenberg, a member of the Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, which funds DOT.  “These runway improvements will keep passengers safe and help New Jersey businesses that use our airports every day.”

“This funding will help ensure Newark International has the resources it needs to run efficiently and provide travelers with the quality service they deserve,” said Senator Menendez. “Our airports are important drivers of our local economy and with this investment we are helping ensure New Jersey remains competitive.”

The following New Jersey airports will receive DOT grants:

Newark Liberty International Airport - $6,017,580 to rehabilitate existing taxiway pavement.

Lincoln Park Airport – $114,000 to rehabilitate existing taxiway pavement.

Best of NJ 101.5

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.