Recently, $564 million dollars was authorized to be spent on Minnesota Airports.
The goal of Minnesota’s “Lets Get Back to Work” program is to create job openings for people in constructions and engineering. Congress has set aside $564 million to build new airports and fix the old throughout the state of Minnesota.
This is how the money will be split up around Minnesota.
- New Ulm: $3.8 million for runway extension
- Blue Earth: $2.3 million for runway repairs
- Le Sueur: $96,000 for land
- Waseca: $62,000 for taxiway
- Also airports in Rushford, Jackson, Fairbault and Owatonna.