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Jul 1, 2020

Tester Secures More Than $350,000 for Ekalaka Airport

CARES Act funding will reimburse construction of a new hangar building

U.S. Senator Jon Tester today announced $369,210 in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for the Ekalaka Airport to reimburse costs of constructing an 8,120 square foot hangar building to assist the airport to be as self-sustaining as possible by generating revenue.

“Montana is a big state, and many of our communities rely on our airports to feed local economies and keep folks connected,” said Tester. “During this uncertain time, we need to be investing in our transportation infrastructure so we’re prepared for the other end of this crisis. This grant will help the Great Falls Airport ensure it’s able to continue serving its community for years to come.”

Tester has worked tirelessly to ensure that Montana airports are able to serve their communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He recently urged the Trump Administration to provide robust assistance to the Airport Improvement Program and ensure local airports aren’t left behind in any new coronavirus aid packages. Earlier this month, he secured nearly $74 million for more than 70 airports across Montana to cover operational expenses and development projects during the crisis.

Office Contact Information

Senator Tester's Montana staff serves the state from offices in Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, and Missoula. Please bring your concerns with federal agencies, academy nominations, and other situations to one of these Montana offices.

Billings

Judge Jameson Federal Building
2900 4th Ave N, Suite 201
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 252-0550
Fax: (406) 252-7768

Bozeman

Avant Courier Building
1 E Main Street, Suite 202
Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone: (406) 586-4450
Fax: (406) 586-7647

Butte

Silver Bow Center
125 W Granite, Suite 200
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: (406) 723-3277
Fax: (406) 782-4717

Great Falls

119 1st Avenue N, Suite 102
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: (406) 452-9585
Fax: (406) 452-9586

Helena

208 North Montana Avenue
Suite 104
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 449-5401
Fax: (406) 449-5462

Kalispell

8 Third Street E
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 257-3360
Fax: (406) 257-3974

Missoula

130 W Front St.
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: (406) 728-3003
Fax: (406) 728-2193

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