DUJ Airport to receive grant monies to improve facilities

Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will invest $10 million in state grant funds benefiting 12 Pennsylvania airports.

“Aviation plays a vital role in keeping our state’s economy moving,” Governor Wolf said. “These investments will help Pennsylvania’s airports operate safely, expand to meet current demands, and sustain growth well into the future.”

In Jefferson County, the DuBois Regional Airport will receive $450,000 to improve facilities including hangars, administration building, and other airport structures.

As of April 2021 Pennsylvania, ranks 16th in the country in the number of public-use aviation facilities. with 124 airports, heliports, and seaplane bases. Funded through PennDOT’s Aviation Transportation Assistance Program, the new investments will infuse new state investments to expand aviation-related operational and economic opportunities statewide.

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