WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) today announced the Department of Transportation (DOT) will grant Alexandria International Airport a total of $1,616,469 from his bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). Specifically, the funding will go towards runway rehabilitation to establish safe airfield operations at the airport. With this grant, Louisiana airports have received a total of $45,705,479 in IIJA funding, with more expected over the next five years.
“Investment in our airports means jobs and economic growth for communities across Louisiana,” said Dr. Cassidy. “This funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law makes Alexandria more attractive for businesses and creates opportunity.”