WSDOT Aviation Grant Recipients 2016

Airport Aid Grant Awards (2015-2017 Biennium)

2016 - WSDOT awards $1.8 million in state funds to 28 airports during second round of 2015-2017 grants

Funding Breakdown

  • Federal - $55,435,093.12
  • State - $1,805,725.01
  • Local - $6,867,612.20
  • Total - $64,108,430.33

Over forty-seven percent ($30.1 million) of the $64.1 million in federal, state and local aid investment dollars is slated for projects that preserve and improve critical airport pavement. Five safety projects account for another forty-seven percent ($29.9 million) of the combined grant dollars, while eight planning, property acquisition, maintenance, and security projects account for the remaining six percent ($4.1 million).

Projects awarded

  • 17 pavement - $1,283,794.57
  • 5 safety - $281,899.58
  • 7 planning - $221,548.67
  • 1 security - $18,482.19

Exact grant amounts are subject to change according to final project bid totals and construction quantities.

Forty-seven airports applied for nearly $2.9 million in grants for this round. WSDOT's grant program is funded through an 11-cent-per gallon fee on aviation fuel, along with aircraft registration fees, and aircraft excise tax.

WSDOT anticipates soliciting applications for the first round of 2017-2019 biennium grants in March 2017. Award notifications for that round of grants is targeted for the week of July 3, 2017.


2016 Airport Grants by City

  Airport Sponsor Associated
City/
County
Served
Project Description State $ Federal $
1 Anacortes Port of Anacortes Anacortes / Skagit Fencing Improvements & Obstruction Removal - Construction & Construction Management
 
58,360.00 1,050,495.00
2 Arlington Municipal

 
City of Arlington Arlington / Snohomish Taxiway C Lighting & Signage Improvements - Design
 
6,461.45 118,826.10
 
3 Anderson Field City of Brewster Brewster / Okanogan Runway Lighting System - Design & Partial Construction Management
 
6,212.15 114,065.70
4 Skagit Regional Port of Skagit County Burlington / Skagit Taxiway A & CAC Apron Pavement Maintenance 20,486.51 368,747.19
5 Chehalis-Centralia City of Chehalis Chehalis / Lewis Apron Rehabilitation / Taxiway Realignment / Runway End Identifier Lighting (REIL) Relocation 48,964.68 881,364.16
6 Lake Chelan
 
City of Chelan Chelan / Chelan Airfield Pavement Maintenance
 
9,706.50 174,716.99
 
7 Sand Canyon City of Chewelah Chewelah / Stevens Taxilane Extension - Construction
 
84,215.04  
8 Cle Elum Municipal City of Cle Elum Cle Elum / Kittitas Helicopter Parking Apron - Construction
 
17,676.93 349,452.00
9 Columbia Gorge Regional / The Dalles Municipal City of The Dalles / Klickitat County
 
Dallesport / Klickitat Taxiway A Center Rehabilitation
 
78,682.75 1,416,289.50
 
10 Deer Park Municipal (Loomis Field) City of Deer Park Deer Park / Spokane Snow Removal Equipment (SRE) Acquisition
 
14,441.82 259,952.66
11 Orcas Island Port of Orcas Eastsound / San Juan Runway, Taxiways, & Apron Pavement Maintenance / Drainage Pipe Replacement & Ditch Reconstruction / Taxilane Reconstruction / Fencing & Gate Improvements / Access Road Reconstruction / Automated Weather Observation System (AWOA) Improvements
 
100,000.00 2,003,275.96

 
12 Grand Coulee Dam Port of Grant County District No. 7 Electric City / Grant Airport Geographic Information System (AGIS) Survey
 
4,882.50 89,910.00
13 Ephrata Municipal Port of Ephrata - Grant County Port District No. 9 Ephrata / Grant Airport Master Plan Update Including AGIS & Exhibit A Survey 22,262.80 400,730.40
14 Snohomish County (Paine Field) Paine Field / Snohomish County Airport Everett / Snohomish Hot Spots 1 & 2 Improvements - Construction
 
200,000.00 3,859,505.54
15 Southwest Washington Regional City of Kelso Kelso / Cowlitz Talley Way Perimeter Fence / Rotating Beacon Tower Replacement / Sullivan Hangar Demolition
 
29,348.17 528,267.10
16 Omak Municipal City of Omak Omak / Okanogan Runway Width Reduction & Medium Intensity Runway Lighting (MIRL)/NAVAIDS Replacement - Design
 
13,450.00 242,100.00
17 Dorothy Scott City of Oroville Oroville / Okanogan Runway Shift Environmental Assessment (EA) 8,662.50 155,925.00

 
18 Othello Municipal Port of Othello Othello / Adams Apron Construction & Taxilane Rehabilitation - Engineering & Construction
 
42,913.60 834,360.30
19 William R. Fairchild International Port of Port Angeles Port Angeles / Clallam General Aviation/Corporate Ramp - Construction
 
64,463.14 1,160,336.48
20 Pullman-Moscow Regional City of Pullman Pullman / Whitman Runway Realignment Program - Land Acquisition; Power Line Relocation; Construct Airfield Improvements
 
200,000.00 26,002,040.00
21 Ferry County Airport (Merritt Field) Ferry County Republic / Ferry Phase 1 Runway 17/35 Rehabilitation - Construction
 
250,000.00  
22 Richland Port of Benton Richland / Benton Circle Area Hangar Taxilane Development & Airfield Pavements Rehabilitation - Construction & Construction Management 140,472.91 2,528,512.39
23 Sequim Valley Sequim Valley Airport Sequim / Clallam Airport Master Plan & Airport Layout Plan
 
56,985.75  
24 Sanderson Field Port of Shelton Shelton / Mason Aircraft Run-up Apron - Construction
 
19,570.79 352,274.25
25 Felts Field Spokane Airport Board (City and County of Spokane) Spokane / Spokane Taxiway/Taxilane Rehabilitation - Construction & Construction Management
 
18,250.72 4,828,513.00
26 Sunnyside Municipal City of Sunnyside Sunnyside / Yakima Runway & Taxiway Rehabilitation
 
174,941.00 3,148,928.00
27 Pearson Field City of Vancouver Vancouver / Clark Airport Improvement Projects Environmental Assessment (EA) 14,313.30 257,639.40
28 Walla Walla Regional Port of Walla Walla Walla Walla / Walla Walla Taxiway A & Connectors Reconstruction 100,000.00 4,308,866.00
             
        Total Grant Funding 1,805,725.01 55,435,093.12