Hagerstown airport project gets $5.4M in federal funding for expansion

An expansion project could take off at Hagerstown Regional Airport, thanks to a federal grant. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao on Wednesday announced “the Federal Aviation Administration’s intent” to award $779 million in grants to fund projects at 127 airports in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. In a news release, she said the funding “allows us to invest in important infrastructure needs at the nation’s airports, especially those serving smaller and rural communities.” The list includes $5.4 million to expand the terminal building at Hagerstown Regional Airport on Showalter Road.  (Herald-Mail)

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