Rep. Axne Announces $815,000 in New Grants for Creston, Perry Airports


June 30th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

CRESTON, IA — Democrat Iowa Third-District Representative Cindy Axne  today (Tuesday), announced nearly $815,000 in new federal grants to fund repairs at Creston Municipal Airport and Perry Municipal Airport. The grant, provided by U.S. Department of Transportation and funded in part by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will fund reconstruction of runways at the airports in Union and Dallas counties.

The grants awarded are as follows:

$620,551 for the Creston Municipal Airport, including $62,055 from the CARES Act
$194,444 for the Perry Municipal Airport, including $19,444 from the CARES Act

Earlier this year, Rep. Axne announced a $30,000 grant for Creston Municipal Airport that was authorized by CARES Act. The CARES Act was passed unanimously in March to provide economic relief to address the COVID-19 pandemic.