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5 Small Nevada Airports Getting About $5M For Improvements

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Five small Nevada airports are getting nearly $5 million in federal help to refurbish taxiways and make other improvements.

Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto announced the Department of Transportation grants Monday.

The biggest award is about $2.4 million to rehabilitate the taxiways at the Tonopah Airport.

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The Fallon Municipal Airport is slated to get $1 million for a similar project.

The Carson Airport, the Minden-Tahoe Airport and the Alamo Landing Field are also set to get money in the program.