09.27.19

Daines Secures $2 Million for Billings Logan International Airport

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced that $2,000,000 will be directed towards strengthening Montana’s air travel infrastructure at the Billings Logan International Airport.  

“Strong air infrastructure is vital to Montana’s economy and jobs,” Daines said. “This grant is great news for Montana, as it will further strengthen tourism in Montana and continue to drive economic growth for folks in Billings and the state.”

The funding is part of the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) under the Department of Transportation. As a member of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, Daines was instrumental in securing funding for the Airport Improvement Program.  

For more information on the grant, click HERE.

Background: 

Daines has been active in pushing for Montana’s priorities for air travel and infrastructure. In 2019 alone, Daines has secured over $75 million dollars for Montana’s airports and air travel infrastructure in 2019.  

On September 20th, 2019, Daines announced that $4,110,152 will be directed towards strengthening Montana’s air travel infrastructure at Conrad, Geraldine, Billings, Lewistown, Stevensville, Sher-Wood, Twin Bridges, Dawson, Ravalli, Missoula, and Big Horn airports.

On July 29th, 2019 Daines announced that $3,563,796 will be directed towards strengthening Montana’s air travel infrastructure in Billings and Miles City.

On July 9th, Daines announced that $47,798,711 will be directed towards strengthening Montana’s air travel infrastructure.

On July 2nd, 2019 Daines announced over $9 million in funding for Glacier Park and Missoula International Airports

On June 24th, 2019 Daines announced over $8 Million in funding for Montana airports

On June 5th, 2019 Daines announced over $1.5 million for Fort Benton and West Yellowstone Airports.

On October 10th, 2018, Daines announced major wins for Montana in the FAA

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