Article Originally Posted by PhoenixBusinessJournal on March 13, 2023
The city of Chandler approved more than $2.4 million in funding for airport improvement projects, officials said.
The East Valley suburb’s City Council approved three grants last week that will go toward extending a taxiway, aviation market assessment and pavement improvement at Chandler Municipal Airport.
The largest allocation, $2,035,200, is covering the first phase of the design and construction of Taxiway B, the city said in a press release. The taxiway sits between two runways but mainly only serves one runway due to its short length. Once extended, the taxiway will serve both runways.
The runways will not be extended.
Work on the initial phase was funded through an agreement with the Arizona Department of Transportation.
About $270,000, mostly funded by the Federal Aviation Administration, was awarded to Dibble Engineering for Runway-4R-22L pavement improvements, which includes design and development of construction documents for the runway’s rehabilitation.