applicable small hub airport
(2) Applicability.— (A) Airport size.— (i) In general .— The requirements in paragraph (1) shall only apply to applications submitted by the airport sponsor of— (I) a medium or large hub airport in fiscal year 2021 and each fiscal year thereafter; and (II) an applicable small hub airport in fiscal year 2023 and each fiscal year thereafter. (ii) Applicable small hub airport defined .— In clause (i)(II), the term “applicable small hub airport” means an airport designated as a small hub airport during— (I) the 3-year period consisting of 2020, 2021, and 2022; or (II) any consecutive 3-year period beginning after 2020. (B) Preexisting facilities .— On application by an airport sponsor, the Secretary may determine that a lactation area in existence on October 5, 2018 , complies with the requirement in paragraph (1)(A), notwithstanding the absence of one of the facilities or characteristics referred to in the definition of the term “lactation area” in this subsection. (C) Special rule .— The requirement in paragraph (1)(A) shall not apply with respect to a project grant application for a period of time, determined by the Secretary, if the Secretary determines that construction or maintenance activities make it impracticable or unsafe for the lactation area to be located in the sterile area of the building.