Maine airports are receiving more than $4.7 million in federal grants for upgrades and safety improvements.

According to a news release from U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Angus King, a Maine independent, 17 airports are due to receive grants from the Federal Aviation Administration. They are:

– Bangor International Airport – $1,399,346 to install runway sensors, modify the terminal building PA system and rehabilitate the taxiway and apron.

– Steven A. Bean Municipal Airport in Rangeley – $200,000 to install perimeter fencing and a vertical/visual guidance system.

– Belfast Municipal Airport – $138,000 to plan for required improvements.

– Biddeford Municipal Airport – $320,000 to install airport beacons and perimeter fencing.

– Brunswick Executive Airport – $150,000 to remove obstructions to the runway approach.

– Caribou Municipal Airport – $150,000 to plan for future airport needs.

– Central Maine Airport of Norridgewock – $150,000 to acquire snow removal equipment.

– Dewitt Field, Old Town Municipal Airport – $50,000 to conduct an environmental study.

– Eastport Municipal Airport – $150,000 to install weather reporting equipment.

– Greenville Municipal Airport – $225,000 for environmental mitigation.

– Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport – $300,000 to install wind cones and replace obstruction lights and poles.

– Knox County Regional Airport in Rockland – $135,000 to rehabilitate the runway.

– Northern Maine Regional Airport at Presque Isle – $300,000 to rehabilitate the runway, taxiway and apron.

– Pittsfield Municipal Airport – $150,000 to plan for future development.

– Portland International Jetport – $484,183 to acquire snow removal equipment.

– Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport – $315,000 to rehabilitate the taxiway to plan for future airport needs. –

– Sugarloaf Regional Airport in Carrabassett – $130,000 to acquire land for development.