Chico and Oroville Airports Receive Repair Grants

Chico and Oroville’s airports are getting an infusion of federal funding.

Posted: Aug 3, 2018 11:59 AM

BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - Chico and Oroville’s airports are getting an infusion of federal funding.


The Department of Transportation announced a combined $3.2 million in grant money for the two airports.


Chico will get $2.6 million for taxiway repairs and Oroville will get $657,000 to build a taxiway.


Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao says the grants are “down payments to ensure the Chico and Oroville airports remain economic engines as demand grows.

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