WSDOT Aviation Grant Recipients 2018

Airport Aid Grant Awards (2017-2019 Biennium)

2018 - WSDOT awards $1.2 million in state funds to 20 airports during second round of 2017-2019 grants

Funding breakdown

  • Federal - $42,962,586.50
  • State - $1,248,961.94
  • Local - $3,579,261.35
  • Total - $47,790,809.79

Over eighty-eight percent ($42.3 million) of the $47.7 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 over eight percent ($4.0 million) of the combined grant dollars, while five planning projects account for the remaining three percent ($1.4 million).

Projects awarded

  • 14 pavement - $1,096,076.30 
  • 5 safety - $82,713.18
  • 5 planning - $70,172.46

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

Thirty-four airports applied for nearly $3.7 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 2019-2021 biennium grants in March and April 2019. Award notifications for that round of grants is targeted for the week of July 8, 2019.


2018 Airport Grants by City

  Airport Sponsor Associated
City/
County
Served
Project Description State $ Federal $
1 Arlington Municipal City of Arlington Arlington / Snohomish 2018 Seal Coat Project 24,278.11 449,690.59
2 Auburn Municipal City of Auburn Auburn / King Runway 16/34 Extension (Design) 15,181.65 300,000.00
3 Bremerton National  Port of Bremerton   Bremerton / Kitsap Airfield Lighting (Design) 9,937.04  178,866.77 
4 Columbia Gorge Regional / The Dalles Municipal City of The Dalles & Klickitat County Dallesport / Klickitat North Apron Rehabilitation (Design) 12,041.75 216,751.50
Deer Park Municipal 

 
City of Deer Park  Deer Park / Spokane
 
Taxilane and Apron Construction 83,524.46  1,506,140.29 
 
Grand Coulee Dam  Port of Grant County District No. 7  Electric City / Grant  Airport Master Plan Update 9,412.50  169,425.00 
Bowers Field Kittitas County Public Works Ellensburg / Kittitas
 
Environmental Assessment and Runway Break - Pavement Removal  
 
25,136.00  452,448.00 
Snohomish County (Paine Field)  Snohomish County 
 
Everett / Snohomish Runway 16R/34L Fog Seal 
 
39,023.06  359,995.00 
 
Friday Harbor  Port of Friday Harbor  Friday Harbor / San Juan  Airport Master Plan Update
 
11,750.00  211,500.00 
10 Bowerman Field  Port of Grays Harbor  Hoquiam / Grays Harbor  Drainage Improvements (Phase 4 - Construction) 
 
50,000.00  3,080,010.13 

 
11 Lind Municipal Town of Lind Lind / Adams Runway, Taxiway, and Apron Rehabilitation 9,164.60 130,532.11
12 Ocean Shores Municipal City of Ocean Shores Ocean Shores / Grays Harbor Obstruction Removal Survey and Environmental Assessment 14,244.14 256,394.54
13 Odessa Municipal  Town of Odessa  Odessa / Lincoln Runway 2/20 Rehabilitation (Phase 2 – Construction)
 
38,807.68  698,538.20 
14 Okanogan Legion  City of Okanogan  Okanogan / Okanogan Runway Rehabilitation (Phase 2 – Construction) 309,165.00   
15 Pullman-Moscow Regional  City of Pullman Pullman / Whitman Runway Realignment Program 
 
250,000.00 25,705,664.32 
16 Sanderson Field  Port of Shelton  Shelton / Mason Airport Improvements Environmental Assessment and Preliminary Design
 
15,784.68  284,124.14

 
17  Twisp Municipal  Town of Twisp  Twisp / Okanogan South Taxiway Realignment and Reconstruction (Bidding Services) 
 
3,733.50   
18  Walla Walla Regional  Port of Walla Walla  Walla Walla / Walla Walla  Taxiway A and Connectors Reconstruction (Phases 3 and 4) 
 
100,000.00 5,887,602.00
19  Methow Valley State  WSDOT Aviation  Winthrop / Okanogan West General Aviation Apron Expansion 
 
127,777.77  1,150,000.00 
20  Yakima Air Terminal (McAllister Field)  City of Yakima Yakima / Yakima West General Aviation Apron Rehabilitation and Airport Layout Plan Update 
 
100,000.00  1,924,903.91 
             
        Total Grant Funding 1,248,961.94 42,962,586.50