3 Valley airports to receive FAA grants

September 11, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Three small Valley airports will soon receive big cash awards to renovate their facilities. Congressman Jim Costa's office announced the Federal Aviation Administration will provide grants to:

- Hanford Municipal Airport - that airport will get more than $393,000.

- Delano Municipal Airport - $300,000.

- The airport in Firebaugh will get more than $164,000.

Congressman Costa said this grant will create needed jobs and allow these airports to make necessary improvements to boost capacity and protect the safety of passengers.