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$15.3 Million FAA Grant to Fund Runway Infrastructure Upgrades at Long Beach Airport

Release Date: 2017-08-02

The United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded Long Beach Airport (LGB) a $15.3 million grant as part of the Airport Improvement Program, the City of Long Beach announced today.

To be presented to City Council for consideration on August 8, the grant will be used to improve the infrastructure of LGB’s busiest Runway 7R-25L, which is primarily used by general aviation for extensive flight training operations by flight schools and flying clubs located on the south side of the airfield, according to the release.

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