Reid announces $7.5 million for Reno-Tahoe airport improvements

SEN. HARRY REID NEWS RELEASE

Nevada Senator Harry Reid today announced two grants totaling $7.5 million to reduce noise and improve safety at Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

“I’m pleased that Nevadans will be back on the job increasing the safety of travelers and improving the quality of life for Nevadans as a result of these grants,” Reid said. “These upgrades will ensure the airport can support the many visitors who contribute to our economy by spending money in Northern Nevada.”

The two Department of Transportation grants consist of a $4.6 million grant that will allow for measures mitigating noise pollution for nearby residents and a $2.9 million grant that will go toward extending the taxiway, increasing safety and enhancing the airport’s infrastructure.

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