Louisville Airport Authority

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LouisvilleKY’s mayor reacts to airport renaming

Louisville, KY., – Mayor Greg Fischer said he is pleased and proud of this week’s decision by the Louisville Regional Airport Authority Board to rename the city’s airport for its native son Muhammad Ali. The new name is Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. The airport’s three-letter International Air Transport Association (IATA) Location Identifier – SDF – will not change. “Muhammad Ali belonged to the world, but he only had one hometown, and fortunately, that is our great city of Louisville. Muhammad became one of the most well-known people to ever walk the Earth and has left a legacy of humanitarianism…


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LouisvilleKY Airport Authority Receives $24.4 Million from Federal Aviation Administration

LOUISVILLE, KY  – The Louisville Regional Airport Authority has received $24.4 million in airport infrastructure grants from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The FAA awarded $586 million in airport infrastructure grants, as part of the total $3.18 billion in AIP funding for airports across the United States. Louisville International Airport (SDF) received $23,305,246 in grants and Bowman Field (LOU) received $1,172,498 in grants. The grants will be used for various improvements at both airports. “Louisville is the third busiest cargo airport in the United States and operating a safe and efficient airport is vital…