The Federal Aviation Administration has allocated money for the Portland International Jetport to purchase snow-removal equipment.

The $1.4 million from the FAA will pay for two front-end loaders, two snow plows and a snow-sweeping vehicle, according to a press release from U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree’s office.

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Two sweepers that the airport now uses are almost 20 years old, Jetport Manager Paul Bradbury said in the release.

The FAA is also providing $850,000 for the Knox County Regional Airport in Owls Head to buy a new plow truck and put up a fence to keep wildlife off the runways, the press release said.