Stauber Announces Grants for Duluth and International Falls Airports
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber (MN-08) announced that the Department of Transportation has allocated grant money to two vital airports in Minnesota’s Eighth District. The Duluth Sky Harbor will receive $971,946 in funds for the construction of a runway and Falls International-Einarson Field will receive $15,873,211 in funds for a variety of purposes, including the reconstruction of a runway.
Of these grants, Congressman Stauber stated, “I am pleased to see the Department of Transportation make an investment in two key airports in northeastern Minnesota. As a member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, I know that local airports are economic drivers in our communities and that these dollars will go a long way towards spurring even more growth and job creation.”