Money Available for Airport Expansion on Eastern Shore

Aug 31, 2012

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Eastern Shore airports have been awarded grants for safety and environmental assessments.

Ocean City Municipal Airport received a $54,000 Federal Aviation Administration grant to study moving existing instrument landing system localizers to meet federal safety standards. 

Bay Bridge Airport received an FAA grant of $150,000 for an environmental assessment to remove obstructions from the runway.

The grants were announced Friday by Maryland Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin.