DC – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that both houses of Congress
passed the FY2010 Omnibus Appropriations bill, including $925,000 to help
rehabilitate a runway at Niagara Falls International Airport. Senator
Gillibrand aggressively lobbied members of the Appropriations Committee to
include funding for the project in this year’s spending bill.
is great news for the Niagara Falls International Airport,” Senator Gillibrand
said. “These federal dollars will support job creation, bring critical updates
for the airport and improve safety for our travelers. I will continue working
hard to make sure New York gets its fair share from the federal government.”
Niagara Falls International Airport will use the $400,000 federal investment to
resurface the main runway to create a smooth operating surface – a critical
infrastructure improvement that will ensure safe aircraft movement and help
keep flights on time.
The U.S. Senate passed the Omnibus Appropriations bill over the weekend. With
final passage, the bill now goes to the President to become law.