April 05, 2020

Airport grants awarded to Bangor, Presque Isle

BANGOR — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded nearly $2.7 million in federal aviation grants to airports in Bangor, Presque Isle and Rangeley, U.S. Rep. John Baldacci said.

Rangeley will receive $2,285,000 to rebuild the municipal airport runway, improve airport safety areas and correct a line-of-sight problem.

Bangor will receive $210,000 for runway guard lights and to study the best way to pave parts of the runway without disturbing airport operations.

Presque Isle will receive $200,000 for an aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle for its Northern Maine Regional Airport.

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