Airport management

Various airport management databases, manuals, and information for airport sponsors and consultants.

Airport pavement information

The pavement information below presents the results of the 2018 update of the WSDOT Aviation pavement management system.

Airport Pavement Database (IDEA)

Airport Pavement Management Manual (PDF 9.1 MB) 

2019 Washington State Pavement Executive Summary (PDF 8.6 MB)

Statewide Airport Pavement Report (PDF 6.9 MB)

Airport Information System

Airport Login

Individual Airport Information

Guidebook for Managing Small Airports

  1. Access the guidebook
  2. Click the "View this PDF" button.
  3. Download as a guest by inputting your email address and accepting the terms of use.
  4. Download the PDF.
  5. View the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) WebResource 6 for more resources and supplements to the guidebook.

The Adopt-an-Airport Program of WSDOT Aviation uses volunteer groups to help maintain the 15 state-operated airports in Washington.

The Airport Information System is an online program that provides the public with information about Washington's air transportation system.

Explore our airport mapping application and access airport facility features and other interactive aviation planning tools.

Find our stormwater design manual to assist in the design, construction and maintenance of stormwater facilities on and near airports.

One of the main challenges facing aviation today is the encroachment of incompatible land use development near and around airports. To meet this challenge, we developed the Airport Land Use Compatibility Program.

Traction tires are a special type of tire

manufactured with at least 1/8 of an inch tread. Traction tires are usually marked with a mountain/snowflake symbol, the letters M+S or “All Season.”

Carry chains, practice before leaving

Requiring chains keeps traffic moving during storms rather than closing a pass or roadway.

Prep your car. Fill up your gas tank,

pack jumper cables, ice scraper, warm clothing, snacks and water.