WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee and the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $3,018,536 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through the Airport Infrastructure Grant (AIG) Program. This funding was made available through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), and supports construction of a new terminal at North Central West Virginia Airport, as well as equipment upgrades at the West Virginia Yeager International Airport.

“Communities across West Virginia continue to see the benefits of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act,” Senator Capito said. “The funding announced today from the FAA will continue to modernize our airports, drawing more service providers, improving passengers’ experiences, and keep our runways safe and efficient.”

Individual awards listed below:

·        $2,053,888 – North Central West Virginia Airport

·        $964,648 – West Virginia Yeager International Airport

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