Young announces $600,000 state grant for Philadelphia International Airport Terminals D and E exit lane enhancements

PHILADELPHIA, March 26 – State Rep. Regina Young, D-Phila., today announced that $600,000 in state grant funding has been secured for exit lane enhancements at Terminals D and E at the Philadelphia International Airport.

The grant, which comes from the Department of Community and Economic Development’s Multimodal Transportation Fund, may be used for the development, rehabilitation and enhancement of transportation assets in the state.

“The Philadelphia International Airport is a key transportation asset and economic engine for the Philadelphia region and for the state as a whole, and I am delighted to help bring state funding back to the airport through a variety of grant programs available,” Young said.

Young has helped to secure more than $2.1 million in state funding from the Multimodal Transportation Fund for the Philadelphia Airport since first taking office in 2021.

“We’re extremely grateful to Representative Young as well as members of the Philadelphia and Southeast delegations in Harrisburg for securing additional grant funding for the Department of Aviation. This new funding will help us make sure PHL can deliver the best experience at each step of the passenger journey through the airport,” said Atif Saeed, CEO of Philadelphia International Airport. “Updating our facilities is especially important as passenger volume continues to increase post-pandemic and we prepare to host many more visitors arriving for the major events taking place in Philadelphia.”

The Commonwealth Financing Authority approved the grants this morning. The authority was established in 2004 as an independent agency of DCED to administer Pennsylvania’s economic development programs.