SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico airports will share more than $925,000 in federal grants for safety improvements and master plan studies.
The funds are distributed through the Federal Aviation Administration.
Ohkay Owingeh Airport will receive $93,197 to update its master plan and design runway safety improvements, Gallup's airport is receiving $214,535 to design drainage improvements and Route 66 Airport at Santa Rosa is getting $437,500 for an airport master plan study update and for fencing and approach path indicators for two runways.
In addition, the state will receive $180,000 for planning for general aviation airports throughout New Mexico to determine the best use of future funding.
The funding was announced by Democratic U.S. Sen. Tom Udall.