By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA

The U.S. Department of Transportation July 28 announced $273 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants to 41 states, the District of Columbia, and several U.S. territories.

The grants will be distributed to 184 airports through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for projects such as constructing and repairing runways and taxiways, installing aircraft lighting and signage, conducting airport master plan studies, and erecting airport perimeter fencing. See the full list of projects.

The total includes just over $242 million from the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and $31 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act grants.