Genesee Co. Airport lands $1 Million state grant

BATAVIA (WIVB)  The Genesee County Airport is getting a $1 million infusion of cash from the state to help cover the cost of a new terminal.

The Batavia Daily News reports that the cash grant, part of 1023 Aviation Capital Grant Program, was part of $7 million available for the entire state and comes a bit of a surprise.

The total bill for a new terminal is expected to run $5.5 million, most of the funds expected to come from the county.

The airport, located on Saile Drive in the Town of Batavia has already received a number of upgrades for runway extensions and aircraft tie-down areas. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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