WSDOT Aviation grant recipients 2018

View WSDOT Aviation grant recipients from 2018-2019.

Airport Aid Grant Awards (2017-2019 Biennium)

2018 - WSDOT awards $1.2 million in state funds to 20 airports during second round of 2017-2019 grants

Funding breakdown

  • Federal - $42,962,586.50
  • State - $1,248,961.94
  • Local - $3,579,261.35
  • Total - $47,790,809.79

Over eighty-eight percent ($42.3 million) of the $47.7 million in federal, state and local aid investment dollars is slated for projects that preserve and improve critical airport pavement. Five safety projects account for over eight percent ($4.0 million) of the combined grant dollars, while five planning projects account for the remaining three percent ($1.4 million).

Projects awarded

  • 14 pavement - $1,096,076.30
  • 5 safety - $82,713.18
  • 5 planning - $70,172.46

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

Thirty-four airports applied for nearly $3.7 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 first round of 2019-2021 biennium grants in March and April 2019. Award notifications for that round of grants is targeted for the week of July 8, 2019.

2018 Airport Grants by city

Airport Sponsor Associated




Project Description State $ Federal $
Arlington Municipal City of Arlington Arlington / Snohomish 2018 Seal Coat Project 24,278.11 449,690.59
Auburn Municipal City of Auburn Auburn / King Runway 16/34 Extension (Design) 15,181.65 300,000.00
Bremerton National Port of Bremerton Bremerton / Kitsap Airfield Lighting (Design) 9,937.04 178,866.77
Columbia Gorge Regional / The Dalles Municipal City of The Dalles & Klickitat County Dallesport / Klickitat North Apron Rehabilitation (Design) 12,041.75 216,751.50
Deer Park Municipal


City of Deer Park Deer Park / Spokane


Taxilane and Apron Construction 83,524.46 1,506,140.29


Grand Coulee Dam Port of Grant County District No. 7 Electric City / Grant Airport Master Plan Update 9,412.50 169,425.00
Bowers Field Kittitas County Public Works Ellensburg / Kittitas


Environmental Assessment and Runway Break - Pavement Removal


25,136.00 452,448.00
Snohomish County (Paine Field) Snohomish County


Everett / Snohomish Runway 16R/34L Fog Seal


39,023.06 359,995.00


Friday Harbor Port of Friday Harbor Friday Harbor / San Juan Airport Master Plan Update


11,750.00 211,500.00
Bowerman Field Port of Grays Harbor Hoquiam / Grays Harbor Drainage Improvements (Phase 4 - Construction)


50,000.00 3,080,010.13


Lind Municipal Town of Lind Lind / Adams Runway, Taxiway, and Apron Rehabilitation 9,164.60 130,532.11
Ocean Shores Municipal City of Ocean Shores Ocean Shores / Grays Harbor Obstruction Removal Survey and Environmental Assessment 14,244.14 256,394.54
Odessa Municipal Town of Odessa Odessa / Lincoln Runway 2/20 Rehabilitation (Phase 2 €“ Construction)


38,807.68 698,538.20
Okanogan Legion City of Okanogan Okanogan / Okanogan Runway Rehabilitation (Phase 2 €“ Construction) 309,165.00  
Pullman-Moscow Regional City of Pullman Pullman / Whitman Runway Realignment Program


250,000.00 25,705,664.32
Sanderson Field Port of Shelton Shelton / Mason Airport Improvements Environmental Assessment and Preliminary Design


15,784.68 284,124.14


Twisp Municipal Town of Twisp Twisp / Okanogan South Taxiway Realignment and Reconstruction (Bidding Services)


Walla Walla Regional Port of Walla Walla Walla Walla / Walla Walla Taxiway A and Connectors Reconstruction (Phases 3 and 4)


100,000.00 5,887,602.00
Methow Valley State WSDOT Aviation Winthrop / Okanogan West General Aviation Apron Expansion


127,777.77 1,150,000.00
Yakima Air Terminal (McAllister Field) City of Yakima Yakima / Yakima West General Aviation Apron Rehabilitation and Airport Layout Plan Update


100,000.00 1,924,903.91
      Total Grant Funding 1,248,961.94 42,962,586.50


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