BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Nearly $24 million in federal funding will be going to help airports in Maryland recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The funding will go toward enhanced cleaning and sanitization efforts and will help offset pandemic-related costs for personnel, operations and debt services.

CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE:

BWI Airport will be getting the biggest chunk of the money, more than $21 million.

This is on top of more than $107 million awarded to Maryland airports last year.

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CBS Baltimore Staff