Guam – The Guam International Airport has been awarded a $1.6 million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
The grant award was first announced Friday by Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo.
READ the release from the Governor’s Office below:
“This is a pivotal time for our island. We’re seeing growth in our economy — spurred by the increase in tourism and the growing number of outside investments. This project will help support that growth while also signaling to potential investors that Guam has the infrastructure to support future growth.” – Governor Eddie Baza Calvo
Department of Transportation announces grant award
The Federal Aviation Administration awarded the Guam International Airport Authority a $1,556,987 grant.
The grant will provide federal funding for the Guam International Airport in Guam. It will pay for the third of the three phases of the new Instrument Landing System. The ILS is required to accommodate the extension of Runway 06L/24R and enhance safety of aircraft landings during inclement weather.