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Worcester Airport receives $7.7 million to help increase capacity

U.S. Rep. James P. McGovern announced a $7,749,620 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the Worcester Regional Airport. The new federal funding will support additional taxiway construction and will help Massport to continue its work to grow the Worcester airport and increase its capacity to serve Central Massachusetts travelers.

Worcester Regional Airport

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Worcester Regional Airport

“Keeping our region’s economy growing starts with strong investments in infrastructure. Worcester Regional Airport is key to making Central Massachusetts a destination for businesses and this grant will help us continue our work to bring new jobs to the region,” said McGovern, a Worcester Democrat.

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