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Albany Airport To Receive $1.1 Million For Security Upgrades

Albany International Airport

Capital Region Congressman Paul Tonko announced Wednesday that Albany International Airport will receive $1.1 million from the Federal Aviation Administration for security enhancements.

In a statement, Tonko said the grant will ensure the airport “will have the resources it needs to maintain a safe and professional atmosphere, continuing to meet the demands of our business and leisure travelers, and develop the local economy here in the Capital Region.”

More than 2 million passengers use the airport annually.

Lucas Willard is a news reporter and host at WAMC Northeast Public Radio, which he joined in 2011. He produces and hosts The Best of Our Knowledge and WAMC Listening Party.
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