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Notice Of Grant Award

Title: Kearny County: Construct Runway - Plan-1
DOT Agency Disbursing Funds: Federal Aviation Administration
Project Name/Number: Kearny County
Award Recipient Kearny County
City/County/State Lakin,Kearny, KS
Place of Performance Kearny County
State Congressional District 1
Entitlement Amount $ 90,000.00
Discretionary Amount $ 0.00
COVID Relief Amount $ 0.00
Total Grant Amount $ 90,000.00
DOT Regional Office/Telephone Number Sheila Bridges (816)329-2638

Description:
Construct Runway - Plan-1


  • This grant will provide federal funding for the Kearny County Airport associated with Lakin, Kansas. The local point of contact is Mr. John Jenkinson, Airport Board. Mr. John Jenkinson may be reached at (620) 640-5688.
  • This project constructs a 4,400 foot new Runway 4/22 to meet Federal Aviation Administration design standards.
  • This grant funds the second phase, which consists of reimbursement for the acquisition of 50 acres of land acquired in December 2021.
  • Kearny County Airport is a general aviation airport, designated as basic, 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.




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