NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Three New Jersey airports will get more than $3 million in federal grants for various improvements.

Newark Liberty International Airport (John Moore, Getty Images)

Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker announced the Transportation Department grants on Friday.

Newark Liberty International Airport will get the largest grant, receiving $3.4 million for the building of a new apron that will provide additional parking for aircraft.

Essex County Airport in Fairfield will get $200,000 to go toward removing obstructions on two runways. Atlantic City International Airport will get $39,000 to update its master plan to identify future needs.


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