The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) received another Airport Improvement Grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The latest grant is worth $6.7 million and brings the total grant award for the year to $51.7 million.

The funding is a mix of CARES Act Funds, as well as supplemental AIP funds.

“We are grateful to the U.S. Department of Transportation and Secretary Elaine Chao for additional funding for these critical projects at CVG,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer, CVG, in a release. “Continued investment in our airport’s infrastructure will speed the region’s economic recovery from the significant impact of the pandemic. An investment in infrastructure is an investment in jobs and our community’s future.”

Earlier this summer CVG received $45 million in grants to help with infrastructure, which was a small chunk of the national spending at $1.2 billion. CVG plans to use the money to rehab runways, as well as the attached taxiways. 

(You can learn more about the tech updates at CVG by reading our interview with Brian Cobb, Chief Innovations Officer at CVG.)