MENU
component-ddb-728x90-v1-01-desktop

University Park Airport receives grant to aid in growing services

(WJAC)

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- University Park Airport is continuing to grow and received a $2.2 million state grant for expansion Wednesday.

The funding will go toward constructing a better access road to the airport and to increase parking options at the facility.

The airport is the sixth-largest in the state and sees close to 140,000 travelers a year.

“According to a 2011 PennDOT study, University Park Airport has an economic impact of $200 million," said airport manager Bryan Rodgers.

That number could go up as the airport is expanding services to both Chicago and Washington, D.C., in the near future.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off

Trending