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Coastal Alabama's Jack Edwards National Airport will see big changes over the next 12 months. The Airport Authority of Gulf Shores held a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 8 for the airport's new air traffic control tower facility. The much-needed tower will help with directing air traffic and increase safety at the second busiest airport in Alabama.

Virginia's Dulles International Airport will rebuild one of its four runways and Baltimore-Washington International Marshall Airport in Maryland will get additional funding to purchase land in the airport's noise zone to ease complaints — two big projects given the green light through new federal funding.

The possibility of luring a commercial airline carrier to the Tuscaloosa National Airport is getting closer. Tuscaloosa's City Council gave final approval in late June to award a $7.93 million contract to rebuild the airport's Runway 4-22. S.T.

Construction began last week on a $12 million expansion project at the Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA) that will add an additional 38,000 sq. ft. to the air terminal and a variety of new services and amenities. The project, funded entirely by the Federal Aviation Administration's Aviation Improvement Program, is scheduled to be completed in 18 months.

LOVINGTON, N.M. (AP) Officials in southeastern New Mexico's booming oil and gas region want to expand their regional airport. The Hobbs News-Sun reported Lea County commissioners voted the week of Aug. 20, to seek a construction contractor to start expansion at the Lea County Regional Airport.

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $495 million in airport infrastructure grants, the second allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States.

WASHINGTON U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $495 million in airport infrastructure grants, the second allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) New Mexico's airports will get millions of dollars in federal aid for maintenance and other projects. The Albuquerque Journal reported June 10 that the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded more than $13 million in funding to be used at 16 airports in the state.

On June 5 the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced more than $840 million in grants awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to improve infrastructure at airports throughout the country. This includes nearly $20 million to five Utah airports.

On June 5, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced more than $840M in grants awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to improve infrastructure at airports throughout the country. This includes more than $21M to 17 airports throughout Arizona.

In 2016, when the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) first compiled the findings of its inaugural survey on drone usage among state transit authorities, the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit received some surprising results.