Pilots & aircraft

WSDOT Aviation aims to provide information and service to all pilots in Washington state to fly safely.

Find out how to register your commercial drone, information about the State UAS Coordinator, and learn more about WSDOT's drone program.

There are three steps to register your aircraft with the Federal government and the State of Washington.

Learn about Senate Bill 5414, which eliminates pilot and mechanic registration in Washington state. 

Programs and information that may benefit pilots in Washington state.

All aircraft in Washington state must register with WSDOT Aviation and is required by Washington State law.

8,683 animals crossed the Snoqualmie Pass East Project area

as recorded by WSDOT and partners in 2020 and 2021.

46% increase in Amtrak Cascades ridership to 251,000 passengers

in 2021 compared to 172,000 in 2020.

Nine wetland and stream mitigation sites across 32.7 acres added

to our monitoring program in 2021 to help offset climate change impacts.