Two airports in Mercer County will receive major grants from the New Jersey Department of Transportation to make improvements, according to TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville. The announcement was made on Monday.

The grant money is part of the Airport Improvement Program. Grants awarded across the state total more than $8.5 million in state money to keep airports safe, residents and employees safe.

Trenton-Mercer Airport will receive $900,000. Ewing Township Airport will use the money to install lighting on Taxiway D. Robbinsville Airport will receive approximately $643,000 to repair cracks and for the design and construction of Phase I, according to the article.

Assemblyman and Chairman of the Assembly’s Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee, Daniel Benson, said: “These grants will have a significant and positive impact on Trenton Mercer and Robbinsville airports by enabling improvements crucial to these sites. Repairing the runways will make these airports safer for pilots and passengers. This funding represents our state’s continued commitment to prioritizing the modernization and strengthening of our transportation infrastructure.

Frontier Airlines is the only major commercial airline to fly to and from Trenton-Mercer Airport. Until last year, Allegiant Airlines also

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