Cornyn: Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport to receive $3.8M in Coronavirus relief funds

Cornyn: Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport to receive $3.8M in Coronavirus relief funds
Lubbock Preston-Smith International Airport (Source: Scott Mann)

LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) - Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport was awarded two federal grants totaling $3,840,566 in relief funds following the economic distress caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced today.

The funding, which was appropriated by Congress in December as part of the Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act, comes through the U.S. Department of Transportation.

“As we look to turn the corner on this deadly pandemic, it’s critical that Texas airports are given every resource they need to handle the coming increase in travel,” Sen. Cornyn said. “I applaud this announcement that will benefit the health and well-being of travelers in Lubbock.”

Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport was awarded two federal grants totaling $3,840,566 in relief funds following the economic distress caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport was awarded two federal grants totaling $3,840,566 in relief funds following the economic distress caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic (Source: Senator John Cornyn (R-TX))

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