More Rochester International Airport Modernization Funding Approved

The Greater Rochester International Airport is getting nearly half a million dollars in state funding for another modernization project.

Governor Cuomo announced a total of $23.6 million in funding has been awarded to 31 airports statewide to support safety enhancements, facility upgrades and operational improvements.

The Rochester Airport will use the funding to construct a new start-of-the-art garage parking guidance system.

Other airports in our area getting a chunk of this state funding includes the Genesee County Airport, the Penn Yan-Yates County Airport, the Dansville Airport, Williamson-Sodus Airport and Pine Hill Airport in Orleans County.

From Longisland.com:

FINGER LAKES REGION - $2.6 million
$656,000 to construct a new aircraft hangar at the Genesee County Airport
$559,000 to construct a deicing containment System and emergency equipment at the Penn Yan-Yates County Airport
$499,000 to deploy a new start-of-the-art garage parking guidance system at the Greater Rochester International Airport
$369,000 to renovate an aircraft hangar at the Dansville Municipal Airport in Livingston County
$336,000 for the installation of a new Jet-A fuel tank and associated equipment at the Williamson-Sodus Airport in Wayne County
$204,000 to construct an aircraft fuel storage and dispensing system at the Pine Hill Airport in Orleans County
WESTERN NEW YORK - $3.1 million
$1.5 million for parking facility enhancements at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport
$902,000 for the renovation of aircraft hangar and other airport facilities at the Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport
$672,000 for the purchase of snow removal equipment at the Niagara Falls International Airport

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