Durbin, Duckworth Announce $4.8 Million For Runway Improvements At Quincy Regional Airport

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced $4.85 million in federal funding awarded to Quincy Regional Airport from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) to support the airport’s runway reconstruction project. 

“Today’s funding will help improve service, safety, and efficiency at Quincy Regional Airport, which is a critical economic engine and transportation link for Western Illinois,” Durbin said. “Senator Duckworth and I will continue working to ensure our state’s regional airports have the federal resources needed to succeed.”

“The Quincy Regional Airport is an important economic driver for the region, and ensuring it receives federal support to improve safety for airport workers and travelers is critical,” Duckworth said. “I’m proud to join Senator Durbin in announcing this infusion of federal support, and I will continue to advocate for resources that spur economic activity and keep our state’s aviation systems safe and updated.”