Congressman Jim Hagedorn (MN-01) announced today that the Mankato Regional Airport has received a $1,965,000 federal grant for the construction of a holding bay and taxiway, as well as the reconstruction of a taxilane.

The funding is allocated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration as part of its Airport Improvement Program. This grant program strengthens aviation infrastructure by funding projects such as runways, taxiways, airport signage, and lighting.