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$2.5M In Funding For Salisbury Airport Improvements

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SALISBURY, Md. - Millions of dollars are on the way for the Salisbury Airport. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin made the announcement Friday. Federal grants totaling $2.5 million will go towards infrastructure improvements.


The funding, which is administered through the FAA's Airport Improvement Program (AIP), will be used for Phase 1 of the rehabilitation project of cross-wind Runway 5-23. During Phase 1, one third of the runway's sub base and pavement surfaces, as well as the associated runway edge lighting and navigational aids will be updated. Phases 2 and 3 of the rehabilitation are expected for 2014 and 2015. Once completed, Runway 5-23 will be able to accommodate all aircraft types expected to operate at SBY through 2040.    
 

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