$1.9M Federal Grant for Chautauqua County Airport Safety

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(WNY News Now) – Congressman Nick Langworthy (NY-23) has announced a substantial Airport Improvement Grant (AIP) of $1,906,849 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to bolster safety and security at the Chautauqua County Jamestown Airport (JHW).

Jamestown – Congressman Nick Langworthy (NY-23) has secured a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant totaling $1,906,849 for the Chautauqua County Jamestown Airport (JHW). This grant, provided through the Airport Improvement Program (AIP), is earmarked for critical infrastructure enhancements, primarily the construction of perimeter fencing.

“I’m thrilled to announce this investment that will allow Chautauqua County Jamestown Airport to construct perimeter fencing, enhancing the safety and security of the airport,” said Rep. Langworthy. “This airport serves as a vital transportation hub for our community, connecting our region through aviation, and maintaining critical infrastructure will ensure its future operations remain reliable and efficient.”

Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel also lauded this development, emphasizing the grant’s significance in enhancing airport safety. “This funding is critical to enhance the safety and security of our Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport,” said Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel. “I’m grateful Congressman Langworthy, and his team, were able to secure this funding which will significantly improve our airport infrastructure for years to come.”

The funds will support various infrastructure projects, including safety barriers, runways, taxiways, signage, lighting, and markings, in alignment with the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS).

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