Airports in Spokane and Walla Walla received federal grants for improvements to runways, taxiways and lighting, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday.
The Spokane International Airport received $1.5 million in grants and Walla Walla Regional Airport received $5.8 million.
The FAA awarded $290.6 million in airport infrastructure grants to 105 airports across the nation as part of the infrastructure improvement program.
Airports are entitled to a certain amount of infrastructure funding annually, based on passenger volumes. The FAA also provides discretionary grants for high-priority airport projects.
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