Saratoga, NY – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has announced over $5.9 million in grant funding for North Country Airports. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently announced the CARES Act Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant allocations, totaling $9.1 billion for airports across the United States. A portion of that funding will be distributed to airports in the North Country:

  • Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport (GFL) $69,000
  • Lake Placid Airport (LKP) $30,000
  • Malone-Dufort Airport (MAL) $20,000
  • Massena International-Richards Field Airport (MSS) $69,000
  • Ogdensburg International Airport (OGS) $2,401,267
  • Piseco Airport (K09) $20,000
  • Plattsburgh International Airport (PBG) $2,028,646
  • Potsdam Municipal/Damon Field Airport (PTD) $69,000
  • Adirondack Regional Airport (SLK) $69,000
  • Saratoga County Airport (5B2) $69,000
  • Schroon Lake Airport (4B7) $1,000
  • Ticonderoga Municipal Airport (4B6) $20,000
  • Watertown International Airport (ART) $1,098,108

“Our local and regional airports have faced many challenges due to travel restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “I am glad to announce that the recently passed CARES Act will be providing our North Country airports with relief to help keep them running during this challenging time. I will continue to advocate for support for our airports, which make significant contributions to our local economies.”