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2 Eastern Shore airports awarded FAA grants

Friday - 8/31/2012, 1:33pm  ET

WASHINGTON - Two Eastern Shore airports have been awarded grants for safety and environmental assessments.

Ocean City Municipal Airport received a $54,000 Federal Aviation Administration grant to study moving existing instrument landing system localizers to meet federal safety standards.

Bay Bridge Airport received an FAA a FAA grant of $150,000 for an environmental assessment to remove obstructions from the runway.

The grants were announced Friday by Maryland Sens. Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin.


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