June 8, 2012
| last updated June 10, 2012 10:26 pm
DOT awards $604K to rural airports
Four rural Maine airports are sharing more than $600,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation for improvements.
U.S. Sens. Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins yesterday announced the $603,861 in DOT grants to several airports around Maine.
Funding will be distributed as follows:
- $304,461 to Hancock County to help fund the design of the terminal building expansion project at the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport;
- $150,000 to the city of Eastport to acquire snow removal equipment to help keep the airport serviceable during snow periods;
- $122,400 to the town of Dexter for the design phase of an apron rehabilitation project at Dexter Regional Airport;
- $27,000 to the town of Millinocket to update the existing master plan at the Millinocket Municipal Airport to help identify future airport needs.