Donegal Airport has been allocated a €276,871 grant for safety and security improvements.
The funding was announced by the Department of Transport today, with €2.5 million in Exchequer funding allocated to the airports of Donegal, Ireland West (Knock) and Kerry.
Minister of State at the Department of Transport with responsibility for Aviation, Hildegarde Naughton T.D. said: “Today’s announcement honours commitments in the Programme for Government to deliver funding that will support services and ensure safety at our regional airports’. The Programme for Government recognises the value of aviation to economic development, international connectivity and tourism.”
TD for Donegal Joe McHugh said: ” “Donegal Airport at Carrickfinn is of huge benefit to the north-west region, and the exceptional standards, quality and service carried out there by the team and management is to be commended, and is the reason why it is always rated so highly by travel experts and by the public.”