Buffalo Niagara International Airport Receives $1.8 Million For Improvements

Sept. 13, 2018
Buffalo Niagara International Airport. (John Hickey/Buffalo News file art)
Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Two federal grants totaling more than $1.8 million will pay for two planned improvements at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Rep. Brian Higgins announced Thursday.

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority will receive $856,388 for a project to expand the airport’s remain overnight apron, used by airlines for overnight parking and staging of aircraft. An additional grant of $971,865 will pay for land acquisition and structure demolition of property currently within the airport’s Runway 14 End Protection Zone.

The grants come from the U.S. Dept. of Transportation.

“Big changes are coming to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport and these federal funds will contribute to a number of projects aimed at improving efficiencies and the passenger experience,” Higgins said.
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