More than $12.8 million dollars will be distributed among 30 Kentucky airports, including several in the Local 6 area.
The funding comes from the Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, which was enacted in December of last year.
"The bipartisan COVID relief passed by the Senate last year continues to fuel Kentucky’s economic comeback," Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement about the airport funding Monday. "In particular, I’m proud these resources will lift our Commonwealth’s airports as they support their workers and safely connect travelers to their destinations."
Marion-Crittenden County Airport, Mayfield-Graves County Airport and Murray-Calloway County Airport will each receive $13,000.
The airport at Kentucky Dam State Resort Park will receive $9,000.
McConnell's office released the following list of airports receiving funding:
Ashland-Boyd County Airport Board
Big Sandy Regional Airport Board
Bowling Green-Warren County Airport Board
City of Madisonville
City of West Liberty and County of Morgan
Cynthiana-Harrison Airport Board
Danville-Boyle County Airport Board
Elizabethtown Airport Board
Fleming-Mason Airport Board
Glasgow Airport Board
Grayson County Airport Board
Henderson City-County Airport Board
London-Corbin Airport Board
Louisville Regional Airport Authority (Bowman Field)
Louisville Regional Airport Authority (Louisville Muhammad Ali International)
Marion-Crittenden County Airport Board
Mayfield-Graves County Airport Board
Monticello-Wayne County Airport Board
Morehead-Rowan County Airport Authority
Murray-Calloway County Airport Board
Owensboro-Daviess County Airport Board
Pikeville/ Pike County Airport Board
Russellville-Logan County Airport Board
Somerset-Pulaski County Airport Board
Stanton Powell County Airport Board
State of Kentucky (Kentucky Dam State Park)
Taylor County Airport Board
Tompkinsville-Monroe County Airport Board