Valley Congressman Jim Costa announced the federal government will pay for improvements at Fresno Yosemite International airport.
The airport will receive $6.6 million to be used on a runway extension project that began last year and also on other safety upgrades at the airport.
More travelers are using FYI. In 2011, 1.2 million travelers used the airport.
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