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WSDOT Aviation Grant Recipients 2015

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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.

Funding Breakdown
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).

Projects awarded
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
Airport Sponsor Associated
City/
County
Served
Project Description State $ Federal $
1 Anacortes
Port of Anacortes
Anacortes / Skagit
Fencing Improvements and Obstruction Removal (Environmental, Design, and Bidding)

6,849.00
189,195.00
2 Arlington Municipal


City of Arlington
Arlington / Snohomish
Airport Pavement Maintenance - West Ramp & Taxilane and Taxiway 'A' Extension

61,959.42


3 Auburn Municipal
City of Auburn
Auburn / King
North and South Runway Extension Environmental Assessment

12,161.25
218,902.50
4 Anderson Field
City of Brewster
Brewster / Okanogan
Install Beacon, Wind Cone, and Segmented Circle
6,407.71
129,862.06
5 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
6 Lake Chelan

City of Chelan
Chelan / Chelan
Land Acquisition

36,338.00
683,775.00

7 Sand Canyon
City of Chewelah
Chewelah / Stevens
Taxilane Extension (Design)

10,518.87
8 Port of Whitman Business Air Center
Port of Whitman County
Colfax / Whitman
Runway Reconstruction

104,173.00
1,875,110.00
9 Darrington Municipal
Town of Darrington

Darrington / Snohomish
Runway Slurry Seal and RPZ Obstruction Removal

91,183.27


10 Davenport Municipal
City of Davenport
Davenport / Lincoln
Runway Relocation and Rehabilitation Phase 1 - Environmental Assessment

13,551.30
243,923.40
11 Bowers Field
Kittitas County Public Works
Ellensburg / Kittitas
Master Plan Update and AGIS Survey

15,770.50
283,868.00


12 Ephrata Municipal
Port of Ephrata
Ephrata / Grant
Airfield Pavement Maintenance

16,460.14
296,282.00
13 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

20,400.00
367,200.00
14 Ione Municipal
Town of Ione
Ione / Pend Oreille
Runway 33 Turnaround Construction

12,858.65
234,455.65
15 Southwest Washington Regional
City of Kelso
Kelso / Cowlitz
Airport Talley Way Fencing and Security Gate, Beacon Tower Replacement, and Hangar Demolition (Design & Permitting)

16,376.53
294,777.50
16 Lopez Island
Port of Lopez Island
Lopez Island / San Juan
Master Plan Update and AGIS Survey

13,315.45
239,678.17
17 Moses Lake Municipal
City of Moses Lake
Moses Lake / Grant
Security Fence (Design)
5,894.75



18 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

43,586.89
784,564.02
19 Odessa Municipal
Town of Odessa
Odessa / Lincoln
Runway Alternatives Analysis and AGIS Survey

9,300.00
167,400.00
20 Okanogan Legion
City of Okanogan
Okanogan / Okanogan
Taxiway and Apron Rehabilitation - Crack Seal, Seal Coat, and Markings / Runway Rehabilitation Geotech Engineering

48,224.95

21 Olympia Regional
Port of Olympia
Olympia / Thurston
Taxiway F Reconstruction

54,018.67
972,336.12
22 Dorothy Scott
City of Oroville
Oroville / Okanogan
Runway Shift Preliminary Design and AGIS Survey
8,075.00
145,351.80
23 Packwood
Lewis County
Packwood / Lewis
Runway 01/19 Improvements

108,846.16
1,959,230.90
24 William R. Fairchild International
Port of Port Angeles
Port Angeles / Clallam
Master Plan Update with AGIS Survey and General Aviation/Corporate Ramp (Design)

40,145.90
718,123.20
25 Pullman-Moscow Regional
City of Pullman
Pullman / Whitman
Phase 1 - Runway Realignment

250,000.00
16,000,000.00
26 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

23,976.50
431,566.00
27 Ferry County - Merritt Field Ferry County Republic / Ferry Runway Rehabilitation (Design) 49,875.00
28 Richland Port of Benton Richland / Benton Circle Area Hangar Taxilane Development and Airfield Pavements Rehabilitation (Design) 9,187.15 165,368.70
29 Pru Field City of Ritzville Ritzville / Adams Runway 1/19 Rehabilitation 49,228.84 878,623.45
30 Sanderson Field Port of Shelton Shelton / Mason Run-up Apron - Design, Environmental Review & Construction 11,374.00 204,737.00
31 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
32 Felts Field Spokane Airports Spokane / Spokane Taxiway/Taxilane Rehabilitation 250,000.00 4,945,221.00
33 Sunnyside Municipal City of Sunnyside Sunnyside / Yakima Runway/Taxiway Rehabilitation (Design) 16,530.40 297,547.20
34 Tacoma Narrows Pierce County Public Works Tacoma / Pierce Wildlife Hazard Assessment and Management Plan 2,471.50 44,487.00
35 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
36 Twisp Municipal Town of Twisp Twisp / Okanogan South Taxiway Realignment and Reconstruction (Design) 57,000.00
37 Martin Field David Cheney College Place / Walla Walla Master Plan and Airport Layout Plan 47,500.00
38 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
39 Warden Port of Warden Warden / Grant Airfield Pavement Maintenance 33,250.00
40 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
41 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
42 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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