Maloney Announces Over $5 Million Investment for Orange County Airport
Montgomery, NY — Today, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced an investment of $5,023,500 from the Department of Transportation for the Orange County Airport. The funding will be used for the environmental mitigation of runway construction, as well as runway construction for Taxiway A’s northern section.
“The Orange County Airport is a key economic engine for the county and for the Hudson Valley. This investment will create jobs, boost the local economy, and provide a vital investment to one of our busiest non-commercial airports, while ensuring the safety of our neighbors, businesses and visitors,” said Rep. Maloney. “I’m proud of our joint efforts with Orange County as we continue working to draw more businesses to the Hudson Valley.”
“This is a very important project for the future the Orange County Airport and the aviation community. This is a long-awaited project, so we are very excited to see this come to fruition and that our runway safety areas will meet all FAA requirements,” said Edward Magryta, the Orange County Airport Director of Aviation.
“As the Federal government continues to invest in Orange County Airport, it will continue to grow. We are seeing more traffic and interest in the airport, which is exciting. Orange County Airport is very important to the economic development of our County and also serves as a recreation attraction. This grant will certainly help raise the profile of Orange County Airport and benefit our residents,” said Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus.
More information on the investment can be found here.