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USDOT announces $2B in COVID-19 relief grants for airports

February 17, 2021

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday that it would be making nearly $2 billion in federal grants available for airports affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The grants are part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Coronavirus Response Grant Program.

“President Biden has made it a priority to deliver immediate relief to our transportation sectors and their workers, ensuring they can continue to provide essential services through this pandemic and beyond,” said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg. “Today’s announcement is one of many steps we are taking to protect the health of America’s travelers and workers while keeping our nation’s airport operations and related small businesses up and running.”

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