Airports in Presque Isle, Rangeley get $1.1M in grants

Posted June 06, 2011, at 5:32 a.m.

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded more than $1.1 million in grants for improvements at Maine airports in Presque Isle and Rangeley.

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud said the Northern Maine Regional Airport in Presque Isle is getting nearly $638,000 for an aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle and another $170,000 for snow-removal equipment.

The Stephen A. Bean Municipal Airport in Rangeley is getting $350,000 to construct a building to protect snow-removal equipment in adverse conditions.

 

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