WSDOT Aviation Grant Recipients 2019

Airport Aid Grant Awards (2019-2021 Biennium)

2019 - WSDOT awards $1.4 million in state funds to 21 airports during the first round of 2019-2021 grants

Funding breakdown

  • Federal - $46,560,649.33
  • State - $1,439,539.17
  • Local - $5,043,089.31
  • Total - $53,043,277.82

Over eighty-eight percent ($46.7 million) of the $53 million in federal, state and local aid investment dollars is slated for projects that preserve and improve critical airport pavement. Two safety projects account for over eight percent ($4.6 million) of the combined grant dollars, while four planning projects account for the remaining three percent ($1.7 million).

Projects awarded

  • 15 pavement - $1,202,807.77
  • 2 safety - $160,408.32
  • 4 planning - $76,323.08

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

Thirty-six airports applied for over $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 2019-2021 biennium grants in February and March 2020. Award notifications for that round of grants is targeted for the week of May 11, 2020.


2019 Airport Grants by City

  Airport Sponsor Associated
City/
County
Served
Project Description State $ Federal $
1 Anacortes  Port of Anacortes  Anacortes / Skagit  2019 Seal Coat Project 18,187.72 327,378.93
2 Arlington Municipal     City of Arlington Arlington / Snohomish Runway 11/29 Rehabilitation 67,572.00 -
3 Bremerton National Port of Bremerton Bremerton / Kitsap Airfield Lighting Project - Construction 120,408.32 2,167,349.80 
 
4 Chehalis-Centralia City of Chehalis Chehalis / Lewis Taxiway Realignment 139,184.00 2,523,310.00
5 Davenport Municipal       City of Davenport    Davenport / Lincoln Runway 5/23 Shift & Reconstruction - Final Design 12,638.91 227,500.35
Deer Park Municipal / Loomis Field City of Deer Park Deer Park / Spokane Runway 16/34, Main Ramp, & Fueling/Deicing Areas Pavement Maintenance 16,215.37
 
352,780.04
 
7 Grand Coulee Dam Grant County Port District No. 7 Electric City / Grant Master Plan / Airport Layout Plan Update - Phase 2 6,041.25 
 
108,742.50 
Bowerman Field Port of Grays Harbor Hoquiam / Grays Harbor Drainage Improvements - Construction   
40,000.00
 
1,991,361.45
Southwest Washington Regional City of Kelso Kelso / Cowlitz Runway 12/30 Maintenance Slurry Seal & Crack Repair/Seal 32,834.58 
 
675,726.00 

 
10  Omak Municipial      City of Omak     Omak / Okanogan Taxiways & Apron Areas Pavement Maintenance - Design Phase 3,824.50 
 
68,841.00
11 Jefferson County International Port of Port Townsend Port Townsend / Jefferson Center Taxiway Connector Relocation & Reconstruction 8,000.00  144,000.00

 
12 Pullman-Moscow Regional City of Pullman Pullman / Whitman 2019 Runway Realignment Program 150,000.00  30,836,892.00
13 Quillayute City of Forks Quillayute / Clallam  Runway 4/22 Rehabilitation & Repair 25,000.00  630,000.00
14 Sanderson Field Port of Shelton Shelton / Mason Runway Pavement Maintenance and Electrical Improvements 150,000.00  3,532,500.00
15 Tacoma Narrows Pierce County Gig Harbor / Pierce  Environmental Assessment  22,881.00 539,199.00
16 Twisp Municipal Town of Twisp Twisp / Okanogan South Taxiway Reconstruction 500,000.00 -
17 Pearson Field City of Vancouver Vancouver / Clark Runway Pavement Rehabilitation / PAPI & Sign Replacement 44,118.00 794,121.00

 
18  Walla Walla Regional Port of Walla Walla Walla Walla / Walla Walla  Runway Pavement Maintenance & Safety Area Study 25,232.69  607,734.80
19  Pangborn Memorial Ports of Chelan and Douglas Counties East Wenatchee / Douglas Environmental Assessment 41,660.36 749,884.00 
20 Methow Valley State WSDOT Aviation Winthrop / Okanogan Helipads - Design and Environmental 10,000.00 180,000.00
21 Yakima Air Terminal / McAllister Field City of Yakima Yakima / Yakima Airport Layout Plan Update w/ Narrative Report - Phase 2 5,740.47 103,328.46
             
        Total Grant Funding 1,439,539.17 46,560,649.33