$20 million in stimulus funding for SLO County airport

Apr 16, 2020

As part of the recent federal stimulus funding, Congress gave $10 billion dollars to the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA is now tasked with dolling out that money to airports across the country to help them weather a near-shut down of air travel and commerce.

$20 million dollars of that funding has been allocated to the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport, and its going to need it, since the airport’s traffic is currenting just five percent of normal. KCBX News spoke with airport director Kevin Bumen to find out how that money will be spent, and how the FAA came up with the amount. Here’s Bumen speaking about how the FAA determined that amount…