Rep. Tim Ryan Announces $600,000 FAA Grant for Kent State University

Aug 14, 2012 Issues: Helping Working Families

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 13, 2012
Contact: Ryan Press Office
202-225-5261 
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RELEASE: Rep. Tim Ryan Announces $600,000 FAA Grant for Kent State University

Washington – Today, Rep. Tim Ryan announced the award of a grant of $600,000 to Kent State University by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the University’s airport.  The funds will be used in administration of the Airport Master Plan Study, and will be used to identify future airport needs.

“This  grant for Kent State’s airport will help the university continue to meet the aviation needs in our area while balancing the surrounding community’s interests and maintaining high environmental standards”, Rep. Ryan said. “Investments like this will continue northeast Ohio’s growth as a transportation center and support the infrastructure required to keep flight paths safe and accessible in the area.”

The Master Plan Study provides goals and guidelines for future development to benefit the university and local community, maintain environmental standards and meet aviation demands in the area. Read more on the master plan here.