Senators announce nearly $600,000 for Montana airports
Money will go to Missoula and West Yellowstone
announced that two
to increase ridership and support expansion.
as well as attract new air services.
airport. This grant will help the airport rely less on EAS
“Air travel is an essential way for Montanans to make
the most of our beautiful state- doing business, and visiting friends and
family,” Baucus said. “Expanding service will allow more people to enjoy the
“This money is a smart investment in two important
airports in our state,” Tester said. “Expanded service will mean more tourism
and more economic development opportunities in
The grants are part of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act
for the 21st Century, which was designed to help
communities respond to their air transportation needs.