Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $115,000 for Infrastructure Improvements at Moorhead Municipal Airport

Aug 11, 2016 Issues: Transportation

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Moorhead Municipal Airport a grant of $115,470 for infrastructure improvements.

“These critical investments in our infrastructure help create good jobs while enhancing public safety,” Klobuchar said. “This grant will greatly benefit all who travel through the Moorhead Municipal Airport.”

“Minnesotans rely on Moorhead Municipal Airport to travel and to conduct business,” Franken said. “This new funding will help improve the airport to ensure that it remains safe and efficient, and it will go a long way towards supporting our regional transportation network.”

“This grant will allow the Moorhead Municipal Airport to make important infrastructure improvements,” Peterson said. “This will ensure airport safety and meet regional air transportation needs.”

This grant will allow the airport to conduct an airport master plan study and rehabilitate its taxiway.