July 17, 2017

Rangeley airport receives $532K grant for expansion project

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $531,999 to the Steven A. Bean Municipal Airport in Rangeley to support work to expand and reconstruct the airport's apron.

The grant funding is awarded through the Federal Aviation Administration, an agency within the DOT.

"Maine's regional airports encourage economic growth, connecting our state's communities to vital resources and industries," U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King said in a joint statement announcing the award. "This funding will help support the airport's productivity, enhance its capacity and drive economic growth throughout the Rangeley area."

Collins chairs the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee.

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