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Notice Of Grant Award

Title: Amelia Earhart: Construct Runway - Plan-1
DOT Agency Disbursing Funds: Federal Aviation Administration
Project Name/Number: Amelia Earhart
Award Recipient City of Atchison
City/County/State Atchison,Atchison, KS
Place of Performance Amelia Earhart
State Congressional District 2
Entitlement Amount $ 600,000.00
Discretionary Amount $ 0.00
COVID Relief Amount $ 0.00
Total Grant Amount $ 600,000.00
DOT Regional Office/Telephone Number Sheila Bridges (816)329-2638

Construct Runway - Plan-1

  • This grant will provide federal funding for the Amelia Earhart Airport associated with Atchison, Kansas. The local point of contact is Mr. David Mahoney, City Engineer. Mr. David Mahoney may be reached at (913) 367-5560.
  • This project constructs a 4,000 foot new primary Runway 9/27 to enhance wind coverage for the airport.
  • This grant funds the first phase, which consists of 94.56 acres of land acquired in December 2020.
  • Amelia Earhart Airport is a general aviation airport, designated as local, as defined in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) report.
  • Following this grant announcement, FAA will notify the sponsor of the allocation. A grant offer will be issued subsequently for this grant as finally formulated.

  • Should you have any questions, please contact the Office of Governmental Affairs (202)366-4573.