Newhouse Announces $10 Million Grant to Pangborn Memorial for Airport Safety Improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) announced that Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority received a $10,090,532 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration for necessary airport safety improvements. This funding was secured by Rep. Newhouse during Fiscal Year 2021 and 2022 Appropriations Processes.

“I am pleased to announce this major investment in our Douglas County communities,” said Rep. Newhouse. “Not only will this federal funding improve an important local airport, it will also facilitate the movement of goods and provide a steady source of income for our communities. This will also create more good-paying jobs, and I am proud to have helped secure this important grant funding.”

The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the following grant:

$10,090,532 to Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority to reconstruct airfield guidance signs, reconstruct taxiway, and reconstruct taxiway lighting at Pangborn Memorial Airport.


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