WSDOT Aviation Grant Recipients 2017

Airport Aid Grant Awards (2017-2019 Biennium)

2017 - WSDOT awards $1.2 million in state funds to 25 airports during first round of 2017-2019 grants

Funding breakdown

  • Federal - $76,758,144.69
  • State - $1,243,521.87
  • Local - $10,294,056.71
  • Total - $88,375,896.18

Over ninety-three percent ($82.6 million) of the $88.3 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 three percent (nearly $2.9 million) of the combined grant dollars, while six planning, property acquisition, maintenance, and one security project account for the remaining four percent ($2.8 million).

Projects awarded

  • 17 pavement - $957,532.73 
  • 5 safety - $144,495.78
  • 6 planning - $98,132.48 
  • 1 security - $43,360.88

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

Forty airports applied for more than $5 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 second round of 2017-2019 biennium grants in February and March 2018. Award notifications for that round of grants is targeted for the week of May 21, 2018.


2017 Airport Grants by City

  Airport Sponsor Associated
City/
County
Served
Project Description State $ Federal $
1 Bremerton National  Port of Bremerton Bremerton / Kitsap Pavement Maintenance - Runway 02/20, Taxiway A Connector, and Aircraft Run-up Areas 28,202.95 507,653.06
2 Anderson Field 

 
City of Brewster Brewster / Okanogan Runway Lighting System / Airport Master Plan and Layout Plan Update 45,823.72 824,821.65
 
3 Cashmere-Dryden  Chelan County  Cashmere / Chelan Runway Pavement Maintenance / AGIS Study 
 
16,897.00 364,354.28
4 Lake Chelan Municipal  City of Chelan  Chelan / Chelan Airport Master Plan and Layout Plan Update 19,254.43 346,579.74
5 Davenport Municipal  City of Davenport Davenport / Lincoln Extend-Reconstruct Runway 5/23 (Phase 1) - Land Acquisition Parcel Numbers 8, 9, 10, 11 and Preliminary Obstruction Removal 11,517.85 207,321.30
6 Orcas Island 
 
Port of Orcas  Eastsound / San Juan  Obstruction Removal / Airport Master Plan and Layout Plan Update
 
51,094.67 923,403.50
 
7 Grand Coulee Dam  Port of Grant County District No. 7  Electric City / Grant Airfield Pavement Maintenance
 
16,042.18 288,759.19
8 Ephrata Municipal  Port of Ephrata - Grant County Port District No. 9  Ephrata / Grant Airfield Pavement Maintenance
 
2,463.78 44,348.10
9 Snohomish County (Paine Field)  Snohomish County 
 
Everett / Snohomish Taxiway B and North Ramp Taxilane Reconstruction
 
75,000.00 11,941,264.76
 
10 Southwest Washington Regional  City of Kelso Kelso / Cowlitz Airport Master Plan and Layout Plan Update / Wildlife Hazard Assessment & Management Plan
 
20,228.49 364,112.77
11 Lopez Island  Port of Lopez Lopez / San Juan Airport Lighting System Rehabilitation (Phase 2 - Construction)
 
35,778.62 644,015.18

 
12 Odessa Municipal  Town of Odessa  Odessa / Lincoln Runway Rehabilitation and Runway Safety Area Improvements (Phase 1 – Design)
 
6,304.95 113,489.14
13 Okanogan Legion  City of Okanogan  Okanogan / Okanogan Runway Rehabilitation (Phase 1 – Design) 29,700.00  
14 Omak Municipal  City of Omak  Omak / Okanogan Runway Pavement and Lighting Rehabilitation
 
75,000.00 1,948,757.00
15 Jefferson County International  Port of Port Townsend  Port Townsend / Jefferson Runway 9/27 Rehabilitation (Phase 1 - Design and Environmental)
 
13,140.45 236,528.10
16 Pullman-Moscow Regional  City of Pullman Pullman / Whitman Runway Realignment Program (Phase 4)
 
75,000.00 41,000,000.00
17 Ferry County (Merritt Field)  Ferry County  Republic / Ferry Runway Rehabilitation (Phase 2)
 
250,000.00

 
18 Rosalia Municipal Town of Rosalia  Rosalia / Whitman Lighting, Access Road, Fencing, and Taxilane - Partial Design, Construction, and Construction Management
 
 
37,149.87 668,697.58
19 Sunnyside Municipal  City of Sunnyside  Sunnyside / Yakima Runway 7/25 Rehabilitation and Taxiway Reconstruction
 
 
75,000.00 3,833,751.00
20 South Lewis County (Ed Carlson Memorial)  Lewis County  Toledo / Lewis Parallel Taxiway Reconstruction (Construction Phase) 
 
75,000.00 2,643,750.00
21 Tonasket Municipal  City of Tonasket  Tonasket / Okanogan Rehabilitate Runway 15/33 (Design) 
 
39,315.75  
22 Vashon Municipal  King County Airport District 1  Vashon / King Runway Safety Area Improvements 27,246.28 490,433.07
23 Walla Walla Regional  Port of Walla Walla  Walla Walla / Walla Walla  Taxiway A and Connectors Reconstruction
 
75,000.00 6,865,714.00
24 Methow Valley State  WSDOT Aviation  Winthrop / Okanogan Runway, Taxiway Connector, and Apron Pavement Rehabilitation (Phase 1)
 
100,000.00  1,800,000.00 
25 Yakima Air Terminal (McAllister Field)  City of Yakima Yakima / Yakima Security Gate Improvements
 
43,360.88 780,495.80
             
        Total Grant Funding 1,243,521.87 76,758,144.69