Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $30,000 to Improve Infrastructure at Moorhead Municipal Airport

Sep 4, 2015 Issues: Transportation

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded the Moorhead Municipal Airport $32,040 for infrastructure improvements.

“This grant award will help the Moorhead Municipal Airport make critical investments in infrastructure improvements,” Klobuchar said. “Projects like these not only boost the local economy but they also help support good jobs.”

“Making investments in our transportation and infrastructure systems is key to strengthening Minnesota’s economy,” Franken said. “These resources will improve airport safety in Moorhead, help create jobs, and go a long way towards updating Minnesota’s overall transportation infrastructure.”

"This grant will help improve the Moorhead Municipal Airport," Peterson said. "These improvements will benefit the local economy and help the airport meet regional transportation needs."

The grant will fund the design phase for the airport’s construction of two hangar buildings.