WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), John Sarbanes (MD-03), Kweisi Mfume (MD-07), Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), Jamie Raskin (MD-08), and David Trone (MD-06) announced $31,662,850 in the first round of federal funding to airports across the state from the bipartisan infrastructure law.

This funding comes from the U.S. Department of Transportation through the bipartisan infrastructure law, which was signed into law by President Joe Biden in November. This funding will help Maryland airports prepare for future growth and better serve their passengers by undertaking a variety of projects to improve the safety and operation of runways and taxiways and expand capacity at airport terminals. Airports in Maryland are expected to receive a total of $158 million over the next five years as a result of the bipartisan infrastructure law.

“Modernizing our airports will help our state and our communities meet economic demand today and in the future. With this federal support, our Maryland airports will create and maintain high-quality jobs and deliver safer and more efficient service to passengers and regional businesses,” the lawmakers said. “We worked to advance the once-in-a-generation investment in our nation’s infrastructure because funding like this is crucial to Maryland’s communities and local economies.”

Awardees include:

LOCIDAirport NameCityTotal
BWIBaltimore/Washington International Thurgood MarshallBaltimore$ 25,643,515
SBYSalisbury-Ocean City Wicomico RegionalSalisbury$ 1,045,462
HGRHagerstown Regional-Richard A Henson FieldHagerstown$1,018,873
MTNMartin StateBaltimore$ 763,000
ESNEaston/Newnam FieldEaston$ 763,000
FMETiptonFort Meade(Odenton)$295,000
FDKFrederick MunicipalFrederick$295,000
GAIMontgomery County AirparkGaithersburg$295,000
2W6St Mary’s County RegionalLeonardtown$ 295,000
DMWCarroll County Regional/Jack B Poage FieldWestminster$295,000
CGECambridge-Dorchester RegionalCambridge$159,000
CGSCollege ParkCollege Park$159,000
CBEGreater Cumberland RegionalCumberland Heights$159,000
2G4Garrett CountyOakland$159,000
OXBOcean City MunicipalOcean City$159,000
W29Bay BridgeStevensville$ 159,000

The Maryland delegation has fought for funding to support our local airports throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and has delivered over $100 million in funding to Maryland airports through the American Rescue Plan. Previously, the lawmakers announced American Rescue Plan Funding for Regional Maryland Airports for COVID-19 safety, cleaning, and operations and nearly $14 million in federal funding to BWI, Easton/Newnam, and Carroll County Regional Airports.


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