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WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced today that Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport will receive $20.3 million from the Federal Aviation Administration to fund a project to expand the terminal tarmac. The tarmac expansion project aims to accommodate an increase in commercial service operations due to the completed construction of the new terminal.

“The Louis Armstrong International Airport is a major hub and important asset to Louisiana,” said Sen. Kennedy. “This expansion will help accommodate New Orleans’ growing tourism industry, and it will improve overall air transportation for the region.”