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E. Iowa Airport Receives $6 Million Grant
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA (CBS2/FOX28) -- The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids is set to receive a new grant to expand and improve its passenger terminal.
The U.S. Department of Transportation will award $6,051,490 to the airport. The amount will fund the first of four phases to renovate the ticketing, waiting and baggage claim areas of the terminal.
The goal is to improve the ability of passengers to circulate through the facility.
The grant will be issued as a multi-year grant with $3,337,391 in fiscal year 2014 funding. The remaining $2,714,099 of entitlements will be added by amendment subject to future appropriations through fiscal year 2015.