The U.S. Department of Transportation announced infrastructure grants totaling about $12.3 million for three San Diego County airports.
Gillespie Field will receive just over $6.5 million for various construction projects, including the addition of a taxiway.
The San Diego International Airport was awarded more than $5.5 million to construct, extend and improve its safety area.
While Brown Field Municipal was awarded $316,666 to purchase new equipment.
“This nearly $800 million federal investment in airport infrastructure will strengthen safety, improve travel, generate jobs and provide many economic benefits for local communities,” U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao stated.