Easton Airport runway expansion gets $5.55M

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (both D-Md.) have announced $5.55 million in federal funding for the Easton/Newman Field Airport through the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This grant will fund the first phase, including land acquisition, of a project to shift and extend one of the airport’s runways to meet demand. It will also help finish paying off the former Black & Decker property. Funding will be administered through Talbot County, which has been working toward this extension for nearly 10 years. (Star Democrat) 

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