Ontario International Airport Accepts FAA Grant for Airfield Repairs

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By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– The Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) today announced that it accepted a federal grant of $6.7 million that will fund most of a project to repair the intersection of two taxiways at Ontario International Airport (ONT).

The award, made through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program, will fund more than 80 percent of the nearly $8.5 million project for pavement repair at the intersection of taxiways S and W. The Airport will fund the remaining $1.7 million.

The taxiway repairs will be made beginning this fall with no impact on flight operations.

About Ontario International Airport (ONT)

ONT is located in the Inland Empire, approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the center of Southern California. It is a medium-hub, full-service airport with direct commercial jet service to 16 major U.S. cities and Mexico, and connecting service to many domestic and international destinations. There are approximately 63 daily departures offered by 8 air carriers. More information is available at www.flyOntario.com

About the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA)

The OIAA was formed in August 2012 by a Joint Powers Agreement between the City of Ontario and the County of San Bernardino to provide overall direction for the management, operations, development and marketing of ONT for the benefit of the Southern California economy and the residents of the airport’s four-county catchment area. OIAA Commissioners are Ontario Council Member Alan D. Wapner (President), Retired Riverside Mayor Ronald O. Loveridge (Vice President), Orange County Business Council President and CEO Lucy Dunn (Secretary), Ontario Council Member Jim W. Bowman (Commissioner), and San Bernardino County Supervisor Curt Hagman (Commissioner).

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