Rep. Estes Announces Local Airport Grants for Augusta, Eureka, Kingman, Winfield/Ark City

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WICHITA – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced federal grants for Augusta Municipal Airport in Augusta, Lt. William M. Milliken Airport in Eureka, Clyde Cessna Field Airport in Kingman, and Strother Field in Cowley County between Winfield and Arkansas City. The grants are funded by the Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act of 2020. "Aviation is a critical component...

Rep. Estes Announces Airport Grants for Eisenhower, Jabara

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WICHITA – Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced federal grants for Wichita's Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport and Colonel James Jabara Airport totaling $4,458,663. The grants are funded by the Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act of 2020. "In the Air Capital of the World, we've witnessed drastic effects in air travel due to the coronavirus pandemic," said Rep. ...

Rep. Estes Announces $21 Million BUILD Grant for North Junction

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WICHITA - Today Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced a significant grant award for the City of Wichita and the surrounding area that will improve traffic in a much-needed area of the metro. The Department of Transportation has awarded a BUILD Grant of $21 million to replace outdated single-lane system ramps with new two-lane system ramps as well as a new flyover ramp at the North Junction, w...

Rep. Estes Announces Funding for Anthony Municipal Airport

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced more than $130,000 in funding for the Anthony Municipal Airport in Anthony, Kansas. This grant is provided by the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and supplemented by the CARES Act. “Aviation has been a core industry in Kansas’ 4th district for more than a century,” said Rep. Estes. “As our community...

Rep. Estes Announces Airport Grants for Eureka, Newton

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced two CARES Act grants for local airports in Eureka and Newton, Kansas. "Kansas has a rich history in flight, and the CARES Act grants for airports in Eureka and Newton will further solidify the importance of aviation in our region," said Rep. Estes. The Lt. William M. Milliken Airport in Eureka was awarded $55,555 through the CARES Act in addi...

Rep. Estes Announces $14 Million in CARES Act Funding for Wichita Transit

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced $14,021,668 in CARES Act funding for Wichita Transit through the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The City of Wichita can use funds for bus driver wages and personal protection equipment, as well as preventative maintenance and sanitation of vehicles. “As we start to reopen Wichita, it’s critical that workers and families have saf...

Rep. Estes Announces $280 Million EPA Water Infrastructure Loan for Wichita

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced that the City of Wichita will be receiving a $280 million loan from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan will partially fund the construction of the Northwest Water Treatment Facility. “Hundreds of thousands of Kansans rely on clean, safe water in our area, re...

Rep. Estes Announces Grants for Eisenhower, Jabara Airports

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced Department of Transportation grants for Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport and Colonel James Jabara Airport, both in Wichita. Eisenhower National Airport will receive $5,567,446, which includes $5,010,701 from the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and $556,745 from the CARES Act that will cover the local match to fund the project a...

Rep. Estes Announces Rural Airport Grants

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced eleven Department of Transportation grants for rural airports in south central Kansas. Funding for these grants comes from the CARES Act Congress passed in late March. "The plains of Kansas are no stranger to aviation, and these grants for airports throughout our District will provide needed funding during these challenging times," said Rep. ...

Rep. Estes Announces Kansas Airport Grants as Part of CARES Act

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WICHITA – Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) announced new funding for airports in Kansas, made available as part of the CARES Act. Over $53 million in grants from the US Department of Transportation will be distributed to 80 airports in Kansas. Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport will receive more than $11.3 million in CARES Act grants. “Airports in Kansas and across the country are facin...

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