Faso Announces Funding to Kingston-Ulster Airport

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Washington, D.C., September 6, 2017 | comments
“It’s a pleasure to congratulate Kingston-Ulster Airport, and the people of the local community, on the award of this significant FAA grant. It goes without saying that we are subject to some snowy winters in Upstate New York, and the funding to Kingston-Ulster Airport means critical resources will be available to them to acquire the proper equipment to effectively remove snow from runways, ensuring planes can safely take off and land at the airport.”
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Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) today announced the award of critical grant funding to Kingston-Ulster Airport from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

Congressman Faso said, “It’s a pleasure to congratulate Kingston-Ulster Airport, and the people of the local community, on the award of this significant FAA grant. It goes without saying that we are subject to some snowy winters in Upstate New York, and the funding to Kingston-Ulster Airport means critical resources will be available to them to acquire the proper equipment to effectively remove snow from runways, ensuring planes can safely take off and land at the airport.”

Frederic M. Zinn, President, Kingston-Ulster Airport added, “Kingston-Ulster Airport is thankful for Congressman Faso’s support of the FAA issuing the Airport this grant. The snow removal equipment being acquired with the grant will enable the clearing of the airport runway and taxiway in a timely manner during inclement weather and enable the airport to continue offering safe, year-round general aviation services to the community.”

This grant award of $289,456 was issued to Kingston-Ulster Airport, Inc. by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under DOT.

For more information on the grant award, click here.
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