A few airports in the Southern Tier are among the nine that were awarded a total of over $3.5 million for infrastructure improvements.

Greater Binghamton/Edwin A. Link Field, Tri-Cities Airport, Lt. Warren Eaton Airport and Sidney Municipal Airport all received money for their projects.

The money comes from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and will be used for projects such as control tower upgrades, acquire and install air traffic control systems, improve airport communication systems, construct remote towers, and update other airport infrastructure, according to a release from Representative Marc Molinaro.

Below is a breakdown of how much each airport in the Southern Tier received:

  • Greater Binghamton/Edwin A Link Field Airport: $1,009,088
  • Tri-Cities Airport in Endicott: $144,000
  • Lt Warren Eaton Airport in Norwich: $144,000
  • Sidney Municipal Airport: $144,000

Below are the remaining five airports that received money:

  • Ithaca Tompkins International Airport: $1,386,641
  • Columbia County Airport: $294,000
  • Cortland County/Chase Field Airport: $144,000
  • Sullivan County International Airport: $144,000
  • Albert S Nader Regional Airport in Oneonta: $113,000