The Carson City airport is one of seven small airports to be awarded federal funding for improvements.
Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen, both D-Nev.,
said a total of $2.7 million was awarded by the Federal Aviation
The largest single award on the list was $946,875 to the
Carson City airport to install perimeter fencing.
In addition, Fallon was awarded $433,808 to pay for apron
improvements and Elko $417,188 to buy snow removal equipment.
Mineral County will receive $491,146 for perimeter fencing
and Pershing County $196,875 for fencing improvements.
Finally, the Owyhee Duck Valley Indian Reservation and City
of Wells will each receive $150,000, the reservation for snow removal equipment
and Wells to upgrade the runway.