$2.4 million invested into airport upgrades

Nearly $2.4 million was invested into safety and equipment upgrades of nine airports. 

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secretary Leslie S. Richards announced the support Friday, saying it will keep goods and people moving and support hundreds of jobs. 

Those in our area receiving state investment are as follows:

  • Pennridge Airport in Bucks County will receive $600,000 to reconstruct a taxiway.
  • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will receive just under $280,000 to acquire equipment to maintain the airfield and terminal area. 
  • Seamans Airport in Lackawanna County will receive $73,500 to rehabilitate its existing runway.

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