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Senators Schumer and Gillibrand Have Announced More Than $427,000 in Federal Fundign for Schenectady County Airport

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $427,500 in federal funding for the second part of a two-phase project at the Schenectady County Airport. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and will allow the airport to install a 5,200 foot wildlife perimeter fence in order to protect the airport from unauthorized and inadvertent entry as well as potential wildlife hazards.