Davis announces $2.4 million state investment for Pittsburgh International Airport

Funding to be used for Commercial Air Cargo facility development

HARRISBURG, April 25 – The Pittsburgh International Airport received a $2.4 million investment through the Aviation Transportation Assistance Program for continued Commercial Air Cargo facility development, announced state Rep. Austin Davis, D-Allegheny.

Davis said the development includes aircraft and vehicular access and parking, environmental remediation, and continued site preparation.

“Pittsburgh International Airport has experienced a lot of growth in recent years, not only for travelers but also in terms of cargo,” Davis said. “This investment will help the airport keep up with that demand and continue to grow and connect our region to the outside world – giving Allegheny County businesses the opportunity to participate and succeed in the global economy.”

The Aviation Transportation Assistance Program awarded a total of $10 million in state investments to support 12 projects at 10 airports across Pennsylvania.

More information on aviation in Pennsylvania, is available at the PennDOT website: https://www.penndot.pa.gov/Doing-Business/Aviation/Pages/default.aspx.