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Dubuque, Iowa City receive money for airport improvements

DUBUQUE (KWWL) - The Dubuque Regional Airport will receive more than $1.4 million in federal funding, awarded by the Department of Transportation Thursday.

A grant adding up to $1,429,074 will be used to acquire land for a new terminal, and for future expansion at the Dubuque airport.


1st District Representative Bruce Braley said, "I'm happy that Dubuque received funding to develop and expand their airport.  Expanding the Dubuque airport will better serve the transportation needs of the region while promoting infrastructure development that will create jobs and invest in Dubuque's  future."

The Iowa City Municipal Airport will also receive $472,000 for runway rehabilitation.

Online Producer:  Adam Amdor

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