Stauber Announces Over $27 Million in COVID-19 Relief for Airports Across Minnesota’s Eighth District

April 14, 2020
Press Release

HERMANTOWN, MN – Today, Congressman Pete Stauber announced over $27 million in funding to assist airports throughout Minnesota’s Eighth Congressional District amid the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds were made available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and can be used by airports to help pay for operating costs including payroll for employees.

Of this funding, Congressman Stauber stated, “The coronavirus crisis and the resulting travel restrictions have taken a massive toll on local airports and aviation jobs in northeast Minnesota. As a Member of the House Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation, I understand the importance of our airports and am pleased to announce funding to help ensure these airports are ready to serve Minnesotans once this crisis is over.”

The breakdown on the funding is as follows:

Aitkin Municipal-Steve Kurtz Field AIT : $20,000

Bemidji Regional BJI : $1,123,770

Brainerd Lakes Regional BRD : $17,955,696

Cambridge Municipal CBG : $30,000

Cloquet Carlton County COQ : $30,000

Cook Municipal CQM : $30,000

Duluth International DLH : $5,246,844

Duluth Sky Harbor DYT : $30,000

Ely Municipal ELO : $30,000

Eveleth-Virginia Municipal EVM : $30,000

Grand Marais/Cook County CKC : $30,000

Grand Rapids/Itasca Co. Airport GPZ : $69,000

Hibbing Range Regional HIB : $1,070,404

Falls International-Einarson Field INL : $1,070,873

Little Falls/Morrison County LXL : $30,000

Longville Municipal XVG : $30,000

Moose Lake Carlton County MZH : $30,000

Mora Municipal JMR : $30,000

Orr Regional ORB : $20,000

Park Rapids Municipal PKD : $30,000

Pine River Regional PWC : $30,000

Princeton Municipal PNM : $30,000

Rush City Regional ROS : $30,000

Silver Bay Municipal BFW : $20,000

Staples Municipal SAZ : $30,000

Tower Municipal 12D : $20,000

Two Harbors Richard B Helgeson TWM : $30,000

Wadena Municipal ADC : $20,000

Walker Municipal Y49 : $30,000

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