Shea-Porter Announces Nearly $3 Million for NH Airports

WASHINGTON, DC —Congresswoman Shea-Porter today announced two separate grant awards for the Manchester Boston Regional Airport and the Portsmouth International Airport at Pease.  The Manchester Airport will receive $2,156,976 to upgrade their snow melting equipment and to modify their Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting Building.  The Portsmouth International Airport at Pease will receive $576,166 to upgrade their perimeter fencing, which will help reduce interference from wildlife and prevent inadvertent access to the active airport operating area.  These grants were provided by the Federal Aviation Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation.