FAA awards Ontario International Airport more than USD 11.8m in grants

Ontario International Airport (ONT) has announced the FAA will award the airport with more than USD 11.8m in federal grants for infrastructure repairs, the company said.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants are being made through the agency´s Airport Improvement Program, which supports US airports in upgrading and modernizing their infrastructure.

Ontario International Airport is receiving the grants to improve infrastructure that includes USD 8.7 million to repair ramp aprons currently used by cargo aircraft, USD 2.6 million to build a taxiway, USD 314,000 for taxiway repairs and USD 204,000 to install runway lighting.

Ontario International (ONT) Airport is located in the Inland Empire, approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the center of Southern California. It is a full-service airport with nonstop commercial jet service to 18 major airports in the US, Mexico and Taiwan, and connecting service to many domestic and international destinations. There is an average of 64 daily departures offered by 8 air carriers.