WSDOT Aviation grant recipients 2015
View WSDOT Aviation grant recipients from 2015-2017.
Airport Aid Grant Awards (2015-2017 Biennium)
2015 - WSDOT awards $1.9 million in state funds to 45 airports during first round of 2015-2017 grants
OLYMPIA - Forty-five Washington airports will receive $1,957,692.49 in state funds during the first round of Airport Aid Program grants for the 2015-2017 biennium. These funds will cover 60 airport projects across the state in the areas of pavement, safety, planning, and property acquisition.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation also used $1,279,326.31 in state funds to leverage more than $35 million in federal grants for Washington airports.
- Federal - $35,315,349.35
- State - $1,957,692.49
- Local - $3,309,777.15
- Total - $40,587,318.08
Over eighty-six percent ($35 million) of the $40.5 million in federal, state and local aid investment dollars is slated for projects that preserve and improve critical airport pavement. Seventeen planning, property acquisition, and maintenance projects account for another ten percent ($4.1 million) of the combined grant dollars, while thirteen safety projects account for the remaining three percent ($1.4 million).
- 29 pavement - $1,305,443.64
- 13 safety - $269,708.68
- 17 planning - $346,202.17
- 1 property acquisition - $36,338.00
Exact grant amounts are subject to change according to final project bid totals and construction quantities.
Fifty-nine airports applied for more than $2.8 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 second round of 2015-2017 biennium grants in February 2016. Award notifications for that round of grants is targeted for the week of May 16, 2016.
2015 Airport Grants by airport
|Project Description||State $||Federal $|
|Anacortes||Port of Anacortes||Anacortes / Skagit||Fencing Improvements and Obstruction Removal (Environmental, Design, and Bidding)
|City of Arlington||Arlington / Snohomish||Airport Pavement Maintenance - West Ramp & Taxilane and Taxiway 'A' Extension
|Auburn Municipal||City of Auburn||Auburn / King||North and South Runway Extension Environmental Assessment
|Anderson Field||City of Brewster||Brewster / Okanogan||Install Beacon, Wind Cone, and Segmented Circle||6,407.71||129,862.06|
|Chehalis-Centralia||City of Chehalis||Chehalis / Lewis||Apron Rehabilitation and Runway 16/34 Taxiway Connectors Reconstruction (Design and Construction Observation)||10,700.00||192,600.00|
|City of Chelan||Chelan / Chelan||Land Acquisition
|Sand Canyon||City of Chewelah||Chewelah / Stevens||Taxilane Extension (Design)
|Port of Whitman Business Air Center||Port of Whitman County||Colfax / Whitman||Runway Reconstruction
|Darrington Municipal||Town of Darrington
|Darrington / Snohomish||Runway Slurry Seal and RPZ Obstruction Removal
|Davenport Municipal||City of Davenport||Davenport / Lincoln||Runway Relocation and Rehabilitation Phase 1 - Environmental Assessment
|Bowers Field||Kittitas County Public Works||Ellensburg / Kittitas||Master Plan Update and AGIS Survey
|Ephrata Municipal||Port of Ephrata||Ephrata / Grant||Airfield Pavement Maintenance
|Friday Harbor||Port of Friday Harbor||Friday Harbor / San Juan||Rehabilitate Hangar Taxilane, TW-E, Transient Apron and Improve Drainage (Design) / Land Acquisition and Obstruction Removal Environmental Assessment
|Ione Municipal||Town of Ione||Ione / Pend Oreille||Runway 33 Turnaround Construction
|Southwest Washington Regional||City of Kelso||Kelso / Cowlitz||Airport Talley Way Fencing and Security Gate, Beacon Tower Replacement, and Hangar Demolition (Design & Permitting)
|Lopez Island||Port of Lopez Island||Lopez Island / San Juan||Master Plan Update and AGIS Survey
|Moses Lake Municipal||City of Moses Lake||Moses Lake / Grant||Security Fence (Design)||5,894.75||
|Ocean Shores Municipal||City of Ocean Shores||Ocean Shores / Grays Harbor||Rehabilitate Runway 15/33, Rehabilitate Apron, Replace Beacon Tower & Wind Cone, and Install Emergency Generator
|Odessa Municipal||Town of Odessa||Odessa / Lincoln||Runway Alternatives Analysis and AGIS Survey
|Okanogan Legion||City of Okanogan||Okanogan / Okanogan||Taxiway and Apron Rehabilitation - Crack Seal, Seal Coat, and Markings / Runway Rehabilitation Geotech Engineering
|Olympia Regional||Port of Olympia||Olympia / Thurston||Taxiway F Reconstruction
|Dorothy Scott||City of Oroville||Oroville / Okanogan||Runway Shift Preliminary Design and AGIS Survey||8,075.00||145,351.80|
|Packwood||Lewis County||Packwood / Lewis||Runway 01/19 Improvements
|William R. Fairchild International||Port of Port Angeles||Port Angeles / Clallam||Master Plan Update with AGIS Survey and General Aviation/Corporate Ramp (Design)
|Pullman-Moscow Regional||City of Pullman||Pullman / Whitman||Phase 1 - Runway Realignment
|Pierce County Airport - Thun Field||Pierce County Public Works||Puyallup / Pierce||Runway 16/34 Wire Replacement and REIL Installation / Crack Seal / Sign and Marking Project
|Ferry County - Merritt Field||Ferry County||Republic / Ferry||Runway Rehabilitation (Design)||49,875.00|
|Richland||Port of Benton||Richland / Benton||Circle Area Hangar Taxilane Development and Airfield Pavements Rehabilitation (Design)||9,187.15||165,368.70|
|Pru Field||City of Ritzville||Ritzville / Adams||Runway 1/19 Rehabilitation||49,228.84||878,623.45|
|Sanderson Field||Port of Shelton||Shelton / Mason||Run-up Apron - Design, Environmental Review & Construction||11,374.00||204,737.00|
|Harvey Field||Kandace A. Harvey||Snohomish / Snohomish||Master Plan Update, Wildlife Hazard Assessment, Obstruction Removal, and Rotating Beacon Installation||145,838.75||276,560.00|
|Felts Field||Spokane Airports||Spokane / Spokane||Taxiway/Taxilane Rehabilitation||250,000.00||4,945,221.00|
|Sunnyside Municipal||City of Sunnyside||Sunnyside / Yakima||Runway/Taxiway Rehabilitation (Design)||16,530.40||297,547.20|
|Tacoma Narrows||Pierce County Public Works||Tacoma / Pierce||Wildlife Hazard Assessment and Management Plan||2,471.50||44,487.00|
|South Lewis County - Ed Carlson Memorial Field||Lewis County||Toledo / Lewis||Taxiway Reconstruction, Runway 06 PAPI, and Apron Crack Sealing (Design)||15,719.70||282,954.60|
|Twisp Municipal||Town of Twisp||Twisp / Okanogan||South Taxiway Realignment and Reconstruction (Design)||57,000.00|
|Martin Field||David Cheney||College Place / Walla Walla||Master Plan and Airport Layout Plan||47,500.00|
|Walla Walla Regional||Port of Walla Walla||Walla Walla / Walla Walla||Master Plan Update and AGIS Survey / Taxiway 'A' (Design)||47,217.00||1,068,544.00|
|Warden||Port of Warden||Warden / Grant||Airfield Pavement Maintenance||33,250.00|
|Wilbur Municipal||Town of Wilbur||Wilbur / Lincoln||Airfield Pavement Maintenance - Crack Seal, Seal Coat, and Markings / Master Plan Update and AGIS Survey||22,256.07||418,609.31|
|Tieton State / Ranger Creek State / Skykomish State / Copalis State||WSDOT Aviation||Rimrock / Yakima
Greenwater / Pierce
Skykomish / King
Copalis Beach / Grays Harbor
|Airport Layout Plans||142,485.17|
|Methow Valley State||WSDOT Aviation||Winthrop / Okanogan||Pavement Rehabilitation and Apron Expansion||16,667.00||300,000.00|
|Total Grant Funding||1,957,692.49||35,315,349.35|
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