August 04, 2021

Manchin Announces $3.2 Million From American Rescue Plan To Support West Virginia Airports

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $3,259,485 from the American Rescue Plan for 10 West Virginia airports. This funding is distributed through the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide economic relief and increase safety precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The American Rescue Plan continues to provide critical relief to the Mountain State. This American Rescue Plan funding will help West Virginia’s regional airports keep passengers and staff safe as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Senator Manchin. “Our regional airports are vital to West Virginia’s economy and serve as a gateway while also supporting the manufacturing industry in the Mountain State. As we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, I will continue to fight for funding that supports our regional airports while supporting economic development across the state.”
Individual awards listed below:

  •        $1,879,112 – Tri-State/Milton J Ferguson Field Airport
  •        $1,063,373 – Greenbrier Valley Airport
  •        $59,000 – Morgantown Municipal-Walter L Bill Hart Field Airport
  •        $59,000 – Mercer County Airport
  •        $59,000 – Wheeling Ohio County Airport
  •       $32,000 – Eastern WV Regional/Shepherd Field Airport
  •        $32,000 – Fairmont Municipal-Frankman Field Airport
  •        $32,000 – Elkins-Randolph County-Jennings Randolph Field Airport
  •        $22,000 – Upshur County Regional Airport
  •        $22,000 – Appalachian Regional Airport