N.J. senators announce $3.6M in airport grants

Three New Jersey airports will get more than $3 million in federal grants for various improvements.

Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker announced the Transportation Department grants on Friday.

Newark Liberty International Airport will get the largest grant, receiving $3.4 million for the building of a new apron that will provide additional parking for aircraft.

Essex County Airport in Fairfield will get $200,000 to go toward removing obstructions on two runways. Atlantic City International Airport will get $39,000 to update its master plan to identify future needs.

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