Albany airport to get nearly $4 million in federal funds for upgrades

Associated Press

Albany International Airport is getting nearly $4 million in federal money for runway repaving and other upgrades.

The Department of Transportation award was announced Tuesday by U.S. senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Paul Tonko.

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The money will be issued as a multi-year grant, with $1.2 million in fiscal year 2014. The remaining funds will be added through amendments which are subject to future appropriations through fiscal year 2015.