Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik today announced the Watertown International Airport will receive $2,433,333 in grants and local matches from the Federal Aviation Administration. This funding will invest in installing a runway visual guidance system and improvements to the terminal.
“I’m proud to announce over $2.4 million in funding has been awarded to Watertown International Airport for its development,” Stefanik said. “Ensuring our airports are modernized and fully-equipped is critical to expanding our North Country tourism industry, which will drive the economy and create jobs. I will continue to advocate for our district, and I look forward to seeing the Watertown International Airport continue to thrive with these new improvements.”
A breakdown of the funding is below:
  • $2 million for a runway and visual guidance system with a $222,222 match
  • $190,000 for the terminal with a $21,111 match