WSDOT Aviation grant recipients 2011

View WSDOT Aviation grant recipients from 2011-2013.

Airport Aid Grant Awards (2011-2013 Biennium)

2011 - WSDOT awards $941,024 in first round of 2011-2013 Airport Aid Grants

ARLINGTON - Twenty-five Washington airports are slated to receive $941,023.85 in the first round of state Airport Aid program grants for the 2011-2013 biennium. These funds will cover 30 airport projects across the state in the areas of pavement, safety, planning and security.

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation also used about $270,818 in state funds to leverage more than $10.4 million in federal grants for Washington airports.

Funding breakdown

  • Federal - $10,406,677
  • State - $941,024
  • Local - $603,294
  • Other Sources - $1,950
  • Total - $11,952,945

WSDOT places a priority on maintaining strong airport pavements to preserve facilities and improve safety. Sixty-one percent of these first round grant projects are focused on pavement.

Projects awarded

  • 16 pavement - $575,604
  • 7 safety - $227,415
  • 4 planning - $99,705
  • 2 security - $7,500
  • 1 other - $30,800

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

WSDOT's grant program is funded through an 11-cent-per gallon fee on aviation fuel, along with aircraft registration fees.

2011 Airport Grants by airport

Airport Sponsor Associated City/ County Served Project Description State $ Federal $
Skagit Regional Port of Skagit Burlington / Skagit Runway 10/28 Crown Conversion and Slope Correction - Design Engineering




Colville Municipal


City of Colville Colville / Stevens Pavement Maintenance: Crack Sealing and Runway Markings





Darrington Municipal Town of Darrington Darrington / Snohomish Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) Property Acquisition and Obstruction Removal (Building)




Deer Park Municipal City of Deer Park


Deer Park / Spokane


Runway 16/34 Medium Intensity Runway Lighting (MIRL) Replacement - Airfield Electrical Improvements and General Aviation Ramp Reconstruction (Phase I) Fuel Area Relocation




Orcas Island


Port of Orcas Eastsound / San Juan Apron Rehabilitation, Runway and Taxiway Improvements Design Engineering, and Security Camera




Swanson Field


Town of Eatonville Eatonville / Pierce Lynch Creek Tree Obstruction Removal 31,500.00



Ephrata Municipal Port of Ephrata (Grant County Port District No. 9) Ephrata / Grant Runway 11/29 Fog Seal & Markings and Rotating Beacon Replacement




Friday Harbor Port of Friday Harbor


Friday Harbor / San Juan


Generator, Electrical Vault, Lighting & Signage, and Gate Improvements; Taxiway €˜A€™ Rehabilitation Design engineering; Drainage Improvements; Obstruction (Trees) Survey/Design and Removal Analysis, and Environmental Assessment (EA)




Southwest Washington Regional


City of Kelso Kelso / Cowlitz Runway 12/30 Stopway: Preliminary Engineering & Environmental





Vista Field


Port of Kennewick Kennewick / Benton Taxiway & Apron Pavement Maintenance: Crack Seal, Seal Coat, and Re-paint Markings





Lind Municipal Town of Lind Lind / Adams Apron Pavement Maintenance: Crack Seal 2,518.55



Moses Lake Municipal City of Moses Lake Moses Lake / Grant


Security Camera





Othello Municipal


Port of Othello


Othello / Adams Additional Land Acquisition and Owner Relocation Costs, Runway Crack Seal and Seal Coat, and Phase I Runway 7/25 Relocation and Extension (earthwork and irrigation relocation)




Pullman-Moscow Regional City of Pullman Pullman / Whitman Runway 5/23 Rehabilition




Willipa Harbor


Port of Willapa Harbor


Raymond / Pacific USDA Wildlife Assessment






Port of Benton Richland / Benton Taxiway 'B' and Circle Area Hangar Taxilanes Relocation - Design Engineering






Rosalia Town of Rosalia Rosalia / Whitman Aircraft Tie-Down Apron Reconstruction




Sekiu Port of Port Angeles Sekiu / Clallam Airport Layout Plan and Narrative Report





Foss Waterway Seaplane Base (Proposed) Foss Waterway Development Authority


Tacoma / Pierce Planning and Environmental Investigation for Proposed Foss Waterway Seaplane Base




Tacoma Narrows Pierce County


Tacoma / Pierce Runway 17/35 Rehabilitation - Design Engineering






Willard Field City of Tekoa


Tekoa / Whitman


Airport Development Plan and Access Road Improvements





Ed Carlson Memorial - South Lewis County


Lewis County


Toledo / Lewis


Runway 6/24 Pavement Maintenance: Crack Seal, Fog Seal, and Re-Paint Markings and Tree Obstruction Removal






Tonasket Municipal City of Tonasket Tonasket / Okanagon Runway 15/33 & Hangar Taxilane #2 Pavement Maintenance: Crack Seal, Slurry Seal, and Re-Paint Markings





Pearson Field


City of Vancouver


Vancouver / Clark


Airport Master Plan & Layout Plan Update and Runway, Taxiway, and Apron Pavement Maintenance: Crack Sealing




Pangborn Memorial


Ports of Chelan and Douglas Counties


East Wenatchee / Douglas Taxiway €˜A€™ Edge Lighting System and Airfield Electrical Improvements 34,762.83


      Total Grant Funding $941,023.85 $10,406,677.34


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