WSDOT Aviation grant recipients 2012

View WSDOT Aviation grant recipients from 2012-2013.

Airport Aid Grant Awards (2011-2013 Biennium)

2012 - Twenty-three airports to receive $1,011,350 in second round of 2011-2013 Airport Aid Grants

ARLINGTON - Twenty-three Washington airports will receive $1,011,350 in the second round of state Airport Aid program grants for the 2011-2013 biennium. These funds will cover 29 airport projects across the state in the areas of pavement, safety, planning and security.

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation also used $887,618 in state funds to leverage about $30.2 million in federal grants for Washington airports.

Funding breakdown

Federal - $30,221,271

  • State - $1,011,350
  • Local - $2,716,371
  • Total - $33,948,992

WSDOT places a priority on maintaining airport pavements to preserve facilities and improve safety. Eighty-six percent of these second round grant projects are focused on pavement.

Projects awarded

17 pavement - $884,471

  • 6 safety - $82,072
  • 4 planning - $39,807
  • 1 security - $5,000

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

Thirty-nine airports applied for $4 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.

WSDOT anticipates soliciting applications for the first round of 2013-2015 biennium grants in March and April 2013. Awards for that round should be announced by July 8, 2013.

2012 Airport Grants by airport

Airport Sponsor Associated




Project Description State $ Federal $
Arlington Municipal City of Arlington Arlington / Snohomish Purchase and Installation of Emergency Generator 2,887.50


Anderson Field


City of Brewster Brewster / Okanogan Environmental Services for Fencing/Gates & Parallel Taxiway and Pavement Maintenance: Crack Sealing, Sealcoat, and Runway Markings


5,950.00 214,200.00


Skagit Regional Port of Skagit Burlington / Skagit Runway 10/28 Crown Conversion and Slope Correction - Construction


238,531.00 9,064,178.00
Deer Park Municipal City of Deer Park


Deer Park / Spokane


Aircraft Parking Ramp Rehabilitation - Phase II


62,257.38 2,241,256.00
Desert Aire


Grant County Airport District No. 1 Desert Aire / Grant Aircraft Tie-Down Apron Crack and Fog Seal


Bowers Field Kittitas County Ellensburg / Kittitas Aircraft Tie-Down Apron Modifications/Improvements Design and Construction 8,675.00 312,300.00


Friday Harbor Port of Friday Harbor Friday Harbor / San Juan Taxiway Realignment, Drainage Improvements, and Lighting/Signage Layout - Engineering and Observation




Southwest Washington Regional City of Kelso


Kelso / Cowlitz


Environmental Assessment (EA) for West Side Hangar Development Project 4,800.00


Lind Municipal Town of Lind Lind / Adams Airport Boundary Survey





Lopez Island


Port of Lopez Lopez / San Juan Parallel Taxiway & Apron Rehabilitation, Tie-Down Reconfiguration, Hangar Taxilane Paving




Lynden Municipal City of Lynden Lynden / Whatcom Pavement Maintenance: Runway Seal Coat and Re-paint Markings 36,216.56


Ocean Shores Municipal City of Ocean Shores Ocean Shores / Grays Harbor 2013 Runway Maintenance Project


839.80 30,232.80
Odessa Municipal


Town of Odessa


Odessa / Lincoln Construction - 2012 Airport Safety Area Improvements - Relocate Existing Road




Olympia Regional Port of Olympia Olympia / Thurston Runway 8/26 Crack Repair, Seal Coat, and Markings, Runway 17/35 Crack Seal, and Taxiway C and Portion of Taxiway W Rehabilitation and Terminal Entrance Widening - Design Phase 2




Othello Municipal


Port of Othello


Othello / Adams Runway 7/25 Relocation and Extension (Pavement, Lighting, & Taxiway Reconstruction) 63,662.50 3,600,000.00
Pullman-Moscow Regional


City of Pullman Pullman / Whitman Environmental Assessment (EA) for Relocated Runway - Phase I and Wildlife Hazard Assessment


40,937.50 1,395,000.00
Will Rogers Wiley Post SPB


City of Renton Renton / King Seaplane Base Maintenance Dredging






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




Tacoma Narrows Pierce County Tacoma / Pierce Runway 17/35 Rehabilitation and Replace/Relocate Runway Navaids


137,936.40 4,993,051.00
South Lewis County - Ed Carlson Memorial Lewis County


Toledo / Lewis Environmental Assessment (EA) and Wetland Mitigation 7,112.50 270,275.00
Walla Walla Regional Port of Walla Walla


Walla Walla / Walla Walla General Aviation Ramp Rehabilitation


61,583.30 2,217,000.00
Wilbur Municipal Town of Wilbur


Wilbur / Lincoln


Security Camera





Yakima Air Terminal


City of Yakima and Yakima County


Yakima / Yakima Terminal Apron Rehabilitation - Construction 10,000.00 360,000.00
      Total Grant Funding 998,809.29 31,986,465.20


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