For Immediate Release
June 18, 2019
Press Contact: Katie Vincentz
PATCHOGUE, NY – Today, Congressman Zeldin announced $311,000 in federal funding has been awarded for Elizabeth Field on Fishers Island through the Airport Improvement Program. Last year, Congressman Zeldin supported a $3.35 billion authorization for the Airport Improvement Program through the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 302), which was signed into law.
“This federal funding is great news for Fishers Island and is critical to maintaining the airport’s runways for years to come,”said Congressman Zeldin. “Renovating and improving Elizabeth Field will help ensure residents’ mobility and the vitality of Fishers Island.”