U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced the Helena Regional Airport received a $4,605,472 grant secured through the Department of Transportation’s Airport Improvement Program.
“This is great news for Montana,” Daines said. “This funding will ensure Montanans and visitors to our great state have reliable access and infrastructure to enjoy the things that make our state exceptional.”
Jeff Wadekamper, Director of Helena Regioanl Airport, touted the grant and said, “Passenger traffic through the Helena Regional Airport continues to grow, and this funding helps to ensure the airport can support continued growth and expanded opportunities for commercial air service. We appreciate Senator Daines’ support in securing these very important funds.”
This funding is in addition to the $2,126,019 grant awarded to the Helena Regional Airport in July.