Denver Airport Gets Grants For Runway, Bag System

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Denver International Airport (credit: CBS)

Denver International Airport (credit: CBS)

DENVER (AP) – Denver International Airport officials say they will use $37 million in recent federal grants for runway work and improvements to its baggage screening system.

The money was awarded in August and September.

The airport said Monday it received about $22 million from the Federal Aviation Administration for airfield maintenance.

It also received about $15 million from the Transportation Security Administration to upgrade an area the agency uses for baggage processing and checked-bag screening.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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