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Greater Cumberland Regional Airport gets Boost from Federal Funds

December 8th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, John Sarbanes, Jamie Raskin and David Trone (all D-Md.) today announced federal funding to support critical infrastructure improvements to some of Maryland’s regional airports, including operations, runway repair and cleaning and sanitization efforts to stop the spread of pathogens.


“Maryland’s regional airports are essential to our economy, supporting businesses, tourism, and public safety,” the lawmakers said. “This federal funding will provide updates for day-to-day operations at our airports to ensure they can run effectively as air travel continues to increase. Team Maryland remains committed to securing federal funding to improve safety and modernize our transportation infrastructure.”


Awardees include:

  • $1,345,554 for Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY)
  • $289,422 for Greater Cumberland Regional Airport (CBE)
  • $148,000 for Easton/Newnam Field Airport (ESN)
  • $59,000 for Carroll County Regional Airport/Jack B. Poage Field (DMW)
  • $59,000 for Montgomery County Airpark Airport (GAI)
  • $59,000 for St. Mary's County Regional Airport (2W6)
  • $59,000 for Tipton Airport (FME)
  • $32,000 for Bay Bridge Airport (W29)
  • $32,000 for Cambridge-Dorchester Regional Airport (CGE)
  • $32,000 for College Park Airport (KCGS)
  • $32,000 for Garrett County Airport (ODM)
  • $32,000 for Ocean City Municipal Airport (KOXB)


In addition, Hagerstown Regional Airport/Richard A. Henson Field (HGR) received $1.143 million in funding and Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) received $59,000.