U.S. Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand have  announced that three area airports will receive federal funding to help maintain operations after limited operations due to COVID-19. They are Albert S. Nader Regional Airport in the Town of Oneonta, the Lt Warren Eaton Airport in Norwich and the Sidney Municipal Airport.

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Each airport received $13,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration under the Department of Transportation. Twelve airports across New York State requiring urgent financial support are sharing in close to $2.5 million to offset operating expenses due to substantial revenue loss.

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