South Bend International Airport receiving $13M grant for new taxiway

South Bend International Airport will be receiving over $13 million in federal grants to rebuild a taxiway. Several other Michiana airports are receiving a total of $3.1 million in airport improvement grants, according to the US Department of Transportation.

The government is awarding a total of $1.2 billion to airports throughout the nation.

“This $1.2 billion federal investment will improve our nation’s airport infrastructure, enhance safety, and strengthen growth in local communities, which is especially important as the economy recovers from COVID-19,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.

The Department is awarding federal grants to the following airports in Michiana

  • $316,666 to LaPorte Municipal to update the airport’s master plan.
  • $736,775 to Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field to purchase land.
  • $167,340 to Fulton County Airport to update signage, navigational aids, lighting and beacons.
  • $13,319,538 to South Bend International Airport to rebuild a taxiway.
  • $1,927,524 to Warsaw Municipal Airport to rehabilitate a runway.
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