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TOLEDO EXPRESS AIRPORT AWARDED $9.8 MILLION GRANT FROM U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Toledo Express Airport Awarded $9.8 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Transportation

TOLEDO, Ohio, September 1, 2020 – The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $9,841,052 to assist with two taxiway rehabilitation projects at Toledo Express Airport.

Posted on Tuesday, September 01, 2020

TOLEDO, Ohio, September 1, 2020 – The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $9,841,052 to assist with two taxiway rehabilitation projects at Toledo Express Airport.

“Receiving this award will advance key capital improvements allowing Toledo Express Airport to remain safe and efficient,” said Thomas Winston, President and CEO of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. “These projects are part of our capital improvement plan and one of our six strategic areas of focus to enhance our infrastructure and ensure that our airport remains prepared to accommodate future development opportunities.”

The first project will utilize $1,076,946 of the grant proceeds to rehabilitate the portion of Taxiway N between Taxiway B and Runway 7-25. The second project will utilize $8,764,106 of the grant proceeds for the planning, design, and rehabilitation of Taxiway D Phase II Project. It is anticipated that a portion of the Taxiway D Phase II Project will be completed by the end of this year, with the remaining project to be completed in 2021.

Over the last ten years, the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has invested over $60 million into Toledo Express Airport, which includes the rehabilitation of Runway 7-25, Runway 16-34, Taxiways A, B, D, N, the General Aviation Apron, and the Air Cargo Apron.

About Toledo Express Airport

Toledo Express Airport, your local choice for air travel, provides an easy, fast alternative to larger, less convenient airports. Toledo Express offers nonstop service to Orlando Sanford, Ft. Myers/Punta Gorda and St. Pete-Clearwater, Florida via Allegiant; and nonstop service to Chicago, Illinois and Charlotte, North Carolina, as well as one-stop service to nearly 200 worldwide destinations when connecting through Chicago or Charlotte via American Airlines.

For additional information, please refer to www.toledoexpress.com, or connect with Toledo Express Airport on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest to stay up-to-date on the airport and the air carriers that serve the Northwest Ohio region.

The mission of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority is to develop expertise and assets that drive and grow the region’s transportation and logistics infrastructure and its economic prosperity for all.   

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