August 25, 2023 – Nearly $1 million in state funding will be invested in the Lehigh Valley Airport, Sen. Nick Miller (D-Lehigh/Northampton) announced today.
The airport will receive $940,000 to update safety and accessibility by adapting the current terminal airways in the Multimodal Transportation Center and airport terminal. These improvements will be made to meet the most current safety, capacity and design standards.
“I appreciate the state’s continued investment in in the Lehigh Valley Airport, as it continues to be a reliable transportation hub for our region,” said Miller. “By keeping the airport updated, we are ensuring that consumers will have the best experiences when they fly in and out of the Lehigh Valley.”
The funding will come from the Multimodal Transportation Fund, which will fund 58 highway bridge, aviation, port, bike and pedestrian projects in 37 counties across the commonwealth. The goal is to strengthen infrastructure across Pennsylvania by improving these types of projects.
“This funding is a critical investment in the airport’s plan to enhance existing road infrastructure, including the improvement of safety and accessibility for all ABE customers. Additionally, it will support aeronautical and non-aeronautical revenue opportunities that continue to drive economic development within the region,” said Thomas R. Stoudt, the executive director of the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority.